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WASHINGTON -- Home construction in the United States is all but coming to a halt.
 
New homes are becoming a bad deal in weak markets (AP, March 22, 2011; 6:45 PM)
 
Business Highlights (AP, March 21, 2011; 6:12 PM)
 
Home sales fell 9.6 pct. in February (AP, March 21, 2011; 12:06 PM)
 
Business Highlights (AP, March 16, 2011; 6:54 PM)
 
New-home construction plunges in February (AP, March 16, 2011; 6:20 PM)
 
Nevada's boom ends in record number of empty homes (AP, March 15, 2011; 12:29 PM)
 
House OKs GOP bill killing refinance program (AP, March 10, 2011; 5:11 PM)
 
Business Highlights (AP, March 9, 2011; 6:11 PM)
 
Freddie Mac posts $4.1B loss for Q3 (AP, November 3, 2010; 4:48 PM)
 
Homeownership stays at lowest level in a decade (AP, November 2, 2010; 12:46 PM)
 
Pending home sales rise 4.3 percent in August (AP, October 4, 2010; 12:58 PM)
 
Thousands show up in LA for free mortgage help (AP, September 30, 2010; 4:21 PM)
 
Mortgage rates match low of 4.32 percent (AP, September 30, 2010; 10:52 AM)
 
China curbs lending in move to cool housing market (AP, September 30, 2010; 5:50 AM)
 
New report may show home sales on the rise (AP, February 25, 2009; 7:09 AM)
 
Obama unveils plan for troubled housing market (Reuters, February 18, 2009; 12:10 PM)
 
US-BUSINESS Summary (Reuters, February 18, 2009; 11:08 AM)
 
Paulson: Fannie, Freddie to buy more mortgages (AP, September 19, 2008; 10:32 AM)
 
JPMorgan bests forecasts but sees US credit worsen (AP, July 17, 2008; 5:36 PM)
 
KB Home Posts Big Loss for 1Q (AP, March 28, 2008; 5:03 PM)
 
Economic Woes Reveal a Long-Felt Unease (AP, February 17, 2008; 11:18 PM)
 
Fed offers modest rate cut (Reuters, December 11, 2007; 7:17 PM)
 
Fannie, Freddie Chiefs See Tough 2008 (AP, December 11, 2007; 5:27 PM)
 
Fed Lowers Rates, Wall Street Tumbles (AP, December 11, 2007; 4:43 PM)
 
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