These homeowners are putting a floor under house prices


Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Stories resonating with MarketWatch readers this week include a look at what’s been keeping the U.S. housing market afloat. Unlike the real-estate bubble in the mid-2000s, price gains nowadays are largely due to yield-seeking investors buying homes they can rent. This isRead More →

DNC’s Tom Perez embraces clashes on policy at debate: ‘Nobody was putting silly nicknames on people’


After Wednesday’s Democratic debate featured sharp clashes between presidential hopefuls, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said he isn’t worried about the party’s candidates attacking one another. “We had differences on policy,” he told MarketWatch on Thursday. “Nobody was talking about hand size. Nobody was putting silly nicknames on people.Read More →