Mood of the Nation: Set back by the housing bust - Article Photos 2/3

Self-employed flooring contractor Chris Folk, 33, and his brother Bruce carry carpet in a house in Billings, Mont., Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Chris Folk moved to Billings from Idaho with his wife and two kids when the housing crash dried up work in the Boise area, but he's been unable to sell his Idaho house and is considering declaring bankruptcy. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)