Dec 15, 2011 The number of Americans filing new unemployment claims this week has fallen to the lowest point since May of 2008 -- and it isn't just holiday retail hiring causing the shift.
Dec 15, 2011 Weekly jobless numbers out this week show positive signs for the country's economy recovery, but mortage lending rates tell a different story.
Dec 13, 2011 A recent report from the Department of Labor has job listings up sharply over two years prior, but with unemployment at 8.6 percent, job openings are not plentiful.
Dec 7, 2011 The unemployment rate in a number of cities fell in November, most notably in the Rust Belt.
Dec 2, 2011 The big monthly jobs numbers come out today. Dan Gorenstein finishes his two part series on unemployment, speaking with employment officials about what citizens can do. As the European debt crisis continues, it could start affecting U.S. exports. The Green Bay Packers are publicly owned, but those shares are really more about sentiment than actual value. And new car share programs in Germany are aimed at younger drivers.
Dec 2, 2011 America's unemployment rate for the month of November fell to 8.6 percent. We have reaction from a leading White House economist.
Dec 2, 2011 The new jobs-added numbers were good, but they don't explain the big drop in the unemployment rate.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 2, 2011 The U.S. economy added 120,000 jobs in November. But the unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent because many more people dropped out of the workforce.
Feb 21, 2012 The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the U.S. created 120,000 new jobs in the month of November, while the national unemployment rate fell to a surprising 8.6 percent.
Dec 5, 2011 We talk with Washington reporter Nancy Marshall-Genzer about the top stories from this week.