Jan 10, 2014 The U.S. economy added only 74,000 jobs in December, way below most economists' predictions. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent.
Jan 7, 2014 A deal to reinstate unemployment insurance is working its way through Congress, but would it mean that people on unemployment would just take a few months longer to find a job?
Jan 7, 2014 Despite today's vote, Washington gridlock has led to creative accounting on Capitol Hill.
Dec 27, 2013 For 1.3 million Americans, long-term federal unemployment benefits expire this weekend.
Dec 26, 2013 Southwest is hiring hundreds of flight attendants and thousands have applied for the jobs.
Dec 25, 2013 Forget cinder block walls and communal bathrooms, today's student housing features granite countertops, high-end mattresses, and high-tech laundry.
Dec 19, 2013 The Fed is not worried about inflation right now. But should it also worry about the opposite? Persistently falling prices, or deflation, can also wreck an economy.
Dec 18, 2013 Elsie Ejismekwu is happy to have two driving jobs in the North Dakota oil fields as she starts her life over.
Dec 9, 2013 Companies who rely on older employees are offering special incentives, from training in new job skills to babysitting services for grandkids.
Dec 6, 2013 The unemployment level has fallen to 7 percent for the first time since 2008. But people are still suffering.