Nov 2, 2012 Ahead of the government's jobs report tomorrow, Gallup is predicting a decrease in unemployment from the organization's independent polling.
Nov 1, 2012 Initial claims for unemployment insurance dropped last week and productivity increased modestly. Does the data mean hiring is back on track?
Oct 29, 2012 It's been 20 years since NAFTA was signed. These days, the mantra is that more manufacturing plants in Mexico should be good for the U.S.
Oct 24, 2012 Manufacturing activity in October rises to a three month high and China eclipses the U.S. in foreign direct investment.
Oct 15, 2012 U.S. retail sales rose 1.1 percent in September with Americans spending more on cars, electronics and gas.
Oct 10, 2012 Commentator Robert Reich says a steady march of technology leaves increasingly obsolete jobs in its wake.
Oct 9, 2012 Hundreds of thousands of well-paid jobs in manufacturing are left empty because many people lack the skills to fill positions as machinists or welders.
Oct 9, 2012 If you're watching TV in Ohio, you're no doubt seeing a lot of campaign ads about the coal industry and its jobs. But in Ohio, at least, coal is a small part of the economy and the work force.
Oct 5, 2012 Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: debating jobs. The new numbers and the presidential candidates' vague answers of what policies they'd use to boost employment.