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Is buying a house a better investment than the stock market? We did the math, and the answer is clear

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Owning real estate is often the biggest financial commitment someone will make, while investing in stocks is generally a key component of building wealth. Using data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency and Yahoo Finance, we compared housing prices and stock prices over the past couple of decades. In that time, stocks […]

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UBS: The housing markets in these 6 cities are closest to a bubble

Michael Dalder/Reuters At least six cities around the world are at risk of having housing bubbles, according to UBS’ 2018 Global Real Estate Bubble Index.  There are affordability crises in many more cities because housing costs have risen faster than incomes.  Policymakers will need to step in, but the appropriate response could be challenging to […]