Jill Schlesinger, CFP®, is the Editor-at-Large for CBS MoneyWatch.com. She covers the economy, markets, investing or anything else with a dollar sign on her blog, Jill on Money, as well as on television and radio. Prior to the launch of MoneyWatch in 2009, Jill was the chief investment officer for an independent investment advisory firm. In her infancy, she was an independent options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York.
Posted In: Jobs, Obama
After the August jobs report was released, I said that President Obama blew it. This led to a deluge of comments, e-mails and vitriol. Over the c...
Posted In: jobs report
The August jobs report is out and it was even worse than last month. The Labor Department said the US economy did not add any jobs last month (an...
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve
It's time for your close-up, Ben Bernanke. All eyes were on the Federal Reserve chairman as he delivered a speech from a conference in Jackson H...
Posted In: Jobs
The Labor Department said the U.S. economy lost 95,000 jobs last month. How bad is this report? Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large at CBS MoneyWatch, talks with Steve Chiotakis about the latest figures and what we can do to juice the economy.