It's plain and simple. Get small businesses growing again and our economy will recover. That means getting the government
Last month, the manufacturing, building and government sectors all shed workers. Factories cut 1,000, snapping a 19-month
The U.S. economy expanded at a breakneck annual pace of 4.8 percent in last year's spring and summer, only to slow to a tepid
In one downside to Friday's report, 97,000 people dropped out of the labor force, the pool of Americans either working or
Maybe it's worth asking if the numbers aren't the problem. Maybe the main problem in the U.S. economy at the moment is not structural, but psychological. Maybe America's got the blues, and that pessimism is keeping us down.
"I don't believe it, I don't believe this data," Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, told CNBC. "It's not consistent
The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July, as the unemployment rate inched up to 6.2 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Private and government payrolls combined rose by 148,000 jobs in September and the Bureau of Labor Statistics revised job
I've long stopped asking Congress to do anything to help the economy; I just want them to stop hurting it. It seems crazy to admit, but apparently that's too much to ask.
Today's disappointing jobs report reflects a familiar pattern. Though private employers added jobs for the 41st straight month, nonfarm payroll employment remains lower than at the December 2007 start of the recession.