Jun 7, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 175,000 jobs last month, edging out analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked up to 7.6 percent.
Jun 7, 2013 Economists see an improvement in consumer confidence, partly driven by the stock market and rising home prices.
Jun 6, 2013 Uncertainty over the Federal Reserve's next move is throwing investors for a loop and unsettling markets. Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, explains what the 'Fed Dread' is all about.
Jun 6, 2013 Overall layoffs have decreased since last year, but some industries in particular are cutting back.
Jun 5, 2013 Payroll processing company ADP reports 135,000 private sector jobs were added last month, falling below analyst expectations. Will the weak numbers cause the Federal Reserve to stick to stimulus?
Jun 6, 2013 It'll be President Obama's first visit with Chinese leader Xi Jinping since he took power in March. China Correspondent Rob Schmitz breaks down what's working — and not working — between the world's two biggest economies.
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May 23, 2013 President Barack Obama reeled out some numbers about Gitmo today. We reel out some more.
May 7, 2013 Hawaii is taking the offensive to lure Obama's future library or presidential center. Chicago appears to have the inside track, but Honolulu is offering up a beachfront site worth a cool $75 million.
May 3, 2013 Economists don't agree on whether higher wages boost the economy, or discourage employers from hiring.