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June 16th, 2011
07:10 AM ET

Do you live in one of the most expensive housing markets?

Do you live in one of the most expensive housing markets? If you live in Honolulu, Hawaii then you live in the most expensive housing market.

A report by CNNMoney.com lists the top ten most expensive housing markets in the United States and Honolulu ranks number one. The median home price on the island paradise is $579,300. Coming in at number five is New York where the median home price is $439,300, and at number ten is Barnstable, Massachusetts where the median home price is $299,000.

Ali Velshi takes a look at the cities with the highest real estate prices on American Morning. You can also visit CNNMoney.com for more information.

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Filed under: Consumers • Real Estate • U.S.
April 22nd, 2011
10:18 AM ET

iPhone tracking technology under fire

Apple has come under fire recently for tracking technology in its iPhone and many users are concerned their whereabouts are being recorded.

Meanwhile, Blackberry's PlayBook hit shelves this week. Will it be strong competition for Apple's iPad?

Kiran Chetry and Ali Velshi talk to Mario Armstrong, Host of SiriusXm's "Mario Armstrong's Digital Spin" about the latest in the tech world.


Filed under: Consumers • Technology
April 22nd, 2011
07:58 AM ET

Is now a good time to buy a house?

Recent reports that the real estate market is coming back are being questioned with growing concerns of a possible double dip in the real estate market.

So, is now a good time to buy a home? Ali Velshi talks to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, about the strength of the real estate market.


Filed under: Consumers • Economy • U.S.
March 30th, 2011
09:31 AM ET

Fortune Magazine's Shawn Tully: U.S. headed for a real estate recovery

In Fortune Magazine's new cover article, "The Return of Real Estate", Shawn Tully argues the downtown in new construction and housing prices is preparing the U.S. for a real estate recovery.

Tully talks to American Morning about "The Return of Real Estate".


Filed under: Consumers • Economy • U.S.
March 23rd, 2011
09:46 AM ET

Consumer Reports reviews Obama's health care bill

Wednesday marks one year since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, but many of the bill's nuances are still unclear to Americans.

Consumer Reports is reviewing the bill and sorting fact from fiction. Nancy Metcalf, the Senior Program Editor for Consumer Reports Health, talks to American Morning's Christine Romans about the health care bill on its one year anniversary.


Filed under: Consumers • Health care • U.S.
March 21st, 2011
09:21 AM ET

AT&T to purchase T-Mobile, become largest network in U.S.

AT&T will become the largest network in the U.S. after its deal to acquire T-Mobile for $39 billion is finalized next year. How will the deal affect your mobile service and your pocket?

Matt Buchanan is a Reporter for Gizmodo.com. Buchanan tells American Morning what he thinks the deal will mean for consumers.


Filed under: Business • Consumers • Technology • U.S.
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