Jul 19, 2012 Gallup's Frank Newport digs into the latest polling data on the cure for our economic ailments.
Jul 19, 2012 Our politicians can't seem to work it out; how do ordinary Americans think we should fix the economy?
Jul 16, 2012 Finding a new job in this economy is hard for everyone, particularly for those above 55. It takes more effort, sacrifice and a little bit of creativity.
Jul 13, 2012 A frustrated mother sends her teenager daughter a letter, explaining how she and her father are still trying to provide for the family while they are both unemployed.
Jul 6, 2012 There's been talk of a nurse shortage for years, but why are many nursing grads still struggling to find a job?
Jul 8, 2012 Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: The sluggish growth in the U.S. jobs market.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 6, 2012 What baristas and tailors and over-educated sandwich-makers tell us about the economy.
Jul 9, 2012 On the first Friday of each month the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its monthly jobs report. But don't pay too much attention to the number of jobs added or lost; it will be revised and revised again.
Jul 6, 2012 So as this unemployment report continues to show stagnant growth, many politicians, experts, armchair economists are chiming in on the best way to solve the unemployment problem in the U.S. One idea being floated is inspired by Germany: working fewer hours.
Jul 6, 2012 The economy added 80,000 non-farm jobs in June and the unemployment rate remained at 8.2 percent. Alan Krueger, chairman of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, puts the latest numbers in perspective.