Peter Y. Hong

Zillow: 22% have negative equity

About 22 percent of American homeowners now owe more on their property than it's worth, Seattle-based real-estate Web site Zillow says. The figure for the...

Gas gets cheap, so: Here we go again

It's going to be a long, cold, lonely winter for cash-strapped carmakers, but spring could be heavenly for hot rodders (if they have some...

Loan market shakier than ever

The lending environment — from home and car loans to credit-card rates — is bound to get tougher, economic analysts say.