Dec 29, 2011 The Labor Department says jobless claims were up by 15,000 last week, to 381,000. But as Richard DeKaser explains, the bigger picture still shows things looking up in the job market.
Dec 29, 2011 The number of people applying for unemployment rose slightly last week, but the monthly average fell to its lowest level since 2008.
Jan 11, 2012 We speak to Diane Swonk about weekly jobless numbers, the payroll tax debate in Washington, and why politics effects economics more than ever.
Dec 22, 2011 In the U.S., Gross Domestic Product revisions are out today, and the hope is that the number will keep improving as long as problems in Europe, and Washington, don't stunt that growth. In one North Carolina town, local business play nice to help each other out during recession. The Lone Star State loses as many as half a billion trees in 2011, and that's not including the wildfires. And in this week's Attitude Check, we look at how Americans are really feeling about the potential payroll tax cut extension.
Dec 22, 2011 Wall Street Journal's investing columnist Jason Zweig dissects the GOP candidate's investment portfolio.
Dec 15, 2011 Gold prices have fallen sharply, erasing gains of last summer’s rally. Investors’ economic fears haven’t changed, but their safe haven asset has.
Sep 21, 2011 A final note. The price of gold's been slipping for several days now, but that doesn't mean it's lost its allure. Police are investigating an ar...
Aug 11, 2011 The price of gold fell more than two percent today, as investors piled into the stock market seeking buying opportunities....
Nov 24, 2011 You'd think just owning a yacht would be enough of a luxury. But not for UK jeweller and designer Stuart Hughes, whose 98-foot yacht is now the e...