For sale: Boyhood home of a literary legend
Ernest Hemingway’s childhood home in Oak Park is on the market. The stately home, which is currently owned by the Ernest Hemingway Foundation, is where the author “recovered from his war wounds and the romantic misfortune he later wrote about in his semi-autobiographical novel, “A Farewell to Arms,'” the Sun-Times reports.

B of A to stop selling some mortgages to Fannie Mae
Bank of America has announced that it will stop selling mortgages to Fannie Mae, the only exceptions being loans in the Making Home Affordable Program, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Consumer confidence up in February
Positive consumer sentiment edged a little higher, Reuters reports.