Bankruptcy Archive

Change in Personal Bankruptcies: 2012 vs. 2011

Personal bankruptcies tend to rise during periods of economic distress due to job loss and loss or reduction of income. Not surprisingly, this pattern was evident during this most recent economic downturn when bankruptcies rose nationally to a peak...

Commodity Prices and Strength of the Dollar

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses rising commodity prices and the strengthening U.S. dollar....