Author: Qingqing Chen

Gender pay gap widest among Asian-Americans

  While men widely earn more than women in the United States, Asian-Americans have the widest gender wage gap compared to other racial groups. Asian-Americans have the highest pay among women, earning about $770 a week. In fact, when compared to white men, Asian-American women come closest in pay — […]

February home prices expected to show slight gain

After a cooling momentum, February home prices in 20 cities, to be released by the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices April 29, were expected to show a slight rise. An average of estimates by 22 economists polled by Bloomberg suggests that the home prices in 20 cities increased 0.7 percent in […]

Recovery of U.S. housing market slowing

(Source: S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices’ 20-City Composite Index) The rise in home prices in 20 cities appears to be slowing, with only a slight gain in January. The 20-City Composite Index showed seasonally adjusted monthly growth of 0.8 percent, according to S&P/Case-Shiller Home Prices Indices March 25. Home prices in […]

Home prices dropped slightly in December

  The housing market’s recovery slowed at the end of 2013 as U.S. home prices nationwide dropped slightly. The National Home Price Index declined 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter, according to S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, released by S&P Dow Jones Indices Feb. 25. The 10-City and 20-City Composites increased […]