Most Agree: Housing Crunch Isn't Over Yet


By Barbara Hagenbaugh, USA TODAY
WASHINGTON -- Housing is proving to be one of the biggest wild cards in the economy in 2007 as analysts are deeply divided about whether the worst in the downturn is over or there is much more pain to go.
Only 9 percent of economists say the housing decline ended in 2006, according to a USA TODAY survey of 55 economists taken Jan. 18-24. Another 42