Aug 15, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, discusses the latest retail earnings.
Jun 12, 2013 The government is suing BMW and discount retailer Dollar General, saying their use of criminal background checks unfairly discriminates against African Americans.
May 14, 2013 Housing seems to be in recovery mode in places like Phoenix, Arizona. But it may be tough for homebuilders to lure back construction workers.
May 3, 2013 Economists don't agree on whether higher wages boost the economy, or discourage employers from hiring.
Mar 8, 2013 A survey commissioned by Marketplace and The Chronicle of Higher Education reveals that what really stands out for employers in the resumes of recent college graduates is internship experience. But are colleges doing a good job preparing grads for work?
Mar 6, 2013 If you are hitting the job market, the one thing you'll need is a good resume. But how do you get yours to the top of the heap?
Mar 7, 2013 In a survey commissioned by Marketplace and The Chronicle of Higher Education, employers said they value internships more than many other credentials when it comes to hiring.
Jan 30, 2013 A Commerce Department report out today shows that GDP fell 0.1 percent last quarter, but consumer spending, business investment and employment continue to rise.
Jan 4, 2013 Private payroll data points to an encouraging trend in service-related jobs that are key to economic growth.
Jan 18, 2013 When asked if the next year will be one of prosperity or difficulty, 65 percent of those surveyed see difficulty in their future.