News bites: Not for the first time

Housing recovery moving on without first-time buyers. 

President Obama seeks credit for better job situation. 

Neal Wolin prepares to leave Treasury next month. 

More than two dozen tax writers report mortgages on second homes.

Multinationals push back on proposed tax changes.

Hedge funds edge in to lend to struggling companies. 

Robert Khuzami follows familiar path out of government