Confidence among U.S. consumers unexpectedly declined in September to a four-month low as Americans' views of the labor market deteriorated.
Stock markets for global equity appeared to fall on Monday as Wall Street found itself affected by Hong Kong's destructive police baton charges and violent tear gas exchanges with pro-democracy protesters.
Home prices across the country's major cities grew at their slowest pace in nearly two years in July, according Case-Shiller's 10- and 20-city home price indices.
The European Commission has confirmed it believes Apple and Ireland breached guidelines on state aid over Apple's Irish tax arrangements.
Rupert Murdoch is moving into the online real estate business. Murdoch's News Corp. announced a deal Tuesday to buy Move Inc., operator of Realtor.