january jobs report
The unemployment rate fell just slightly.
In economics, the past is never dead -- it's always subject to revision.
The U.S. economy added 74,000 jobs in December, as the unemployment rate fell to 6.7 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Reports that assert about half of all current college graduates are underemployed are alarming, but the record low share
The Economic Policy Institute, a left-leaning think tank, estimates that sequestration would eliminate 689,000 jobs in 2013
We are in the most anemic recovery in modern history, yet our political leaders in Washington aren't doing squat about it. In fact, apart from the Fed, the government is heading in exactly the wrong direction: raising taxes on the middle class and cutting spending.
The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs last month, as the unemployment rate rose slightly to 7.9 percent, the Labor Department
This week we narrowly avoided the fiscal cliff. But while the president might have won that battle, the most important war -- the war against joblessness -- continues to drag on while pushed to the sidelines of our national conversation. Friday brought yet another middling jobs report, with the economy adding only 155,000 jobs. Yet when the president was asked on Meet the Press what his priorities were for his second term, after leading with immigration, he talked about "stabilizing the economy" mostly in terms of deficit reduction and "fiscal stability," and then "the huge opportunity around energy." So what happened to the "pivot" to jobs that we heard so much about during the campaign? Apparently that did fall off the cliff. At the current rate, unemployment won't be back to where it was before the recession for at least another seven years. It's a sign of how far off the rails we've gone that this is now seen as good news.
Schultz fired back. "Limbaugh admits he doesn't understand what he's talking about but he's confident the President is cooking
Government intervention has created millions of jobs. But those interventions were too small, so we're still years away from fixing the problem. It's time for Democrats and their allies to stop partying like it's 2019.
She scored her new job after going through training at the Bookkeeping Center in Manhattan, a nonprofit organization that
U.S. nonfarm payrolls grew by 243,000 jobs in January, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday, up from a revised