Marketplace for Friday, Dec. 7, 2007
Middle-class families have seen their incomes grow over the past couple of decades. But commentator Robert Frank says they're still having a hard time keeping up.
The International Monetary Fund is going to cut 400 positions, or 15% of its staff. The IMF is known for requiring developing countries to tighten their belts in return for loans. Jeff Tyler reports the IMF could use some of that same discipline.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs, Wall Street
There was a certain beauty to today's unemployment report. The economy added almost 100,000 new jobs last month and you could interpret the numbers just about any way you wanted -- good, bad, or none of the above. Steve Tripoli reports.