Jun 4, 2012 May's jobs reports has worried investors worldwide about their short-term prospects. But there are more acute fears of a global slowdown, caused by what’s going on in Europe and emerging markets.
Jun 4, 2012 The interest rate on 10 year government bonds is back up above 1.5 percent and Oil is down to $82 a barrel in New York trading. There are signs of a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing and continual uncertainty about the debt crisis in Europe.
Jun 1, 2012 The government recorded just 69,000 additional jobs in May. A separate survey of households showed unemployment at 8.2 percent, a slight increase from April.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 1, 2012 The U.S. added 69,000 jobs in May and the unemployment rate in the U.S. climbed to 8.2 percent, from 8.1 percent in April. At the same time, the number of jobs created in March and April has been revised down.
Jun 1, 2012 The American workforce feels it, but now its official: the economy created a meager number of jobs in May. Alan Krueger, chair of the President's council of economic advisors joined us live for the White House's reaction.
Jun 4, 2012 Fresh out of work, a newcomer to the search for work talks about her next steps.
Jun 1, 2012 May's job data, which comes out today, could help determine whether the Federal Reserve pumps more money into the U.S. economy.
Jun 4, 2012 Newly unemployed, a newcomer to the search for work talks about his next steps.
Apr 6, 2012 New York Bureau chief Heidi Moore and Sudeep Reddy of the Wall Street Journal check in for our weekly recap of wall street and the economy: Sluggish jobs report, Facebook plays the exchange game, and will IBM's CEO go to the Masters?