U.K. PM Brown wants to accelerate $1.8B of spending from a three-year $11.7B social-housing...

|By:, SA News Editor

U.K. PM Brown wants to accelerate $1.8B of spending from a three-year $11.7B social-housing plan. He's hoping to reverse Britain's worst housing slump in at least 18 years. The move unnerves traders, who send the pound down 1.87% vs. the dollar to $1.782.