Sep 6, 2013 The Labor Department's jobs report comes out every month -- but it's actually two reports in one. This month, one survey shows the economy adding jobs, and the other shows it losing jobs.
Sep 6, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 169,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent.
Oct 9, 2013 After a long fight over Obamacare, Michigan will offer expanded Medicaid coverage starting next spring. But will everyone take advantage of the benefit?
Sep 9, 2013 Many college freshmen embark on their first years of higher education this week. Wouldn't it be nice if at the end of their journey a job was waiting for them? In Alabama, the two year-college system is collaborating with private companies to train students and help them land a job after graduation.
Aug 30, 2013 Data released this week by the Pew Center shows that 98 percent of Americans now live in an area with access to broadband internet. Despite that, 15 percent still don't use the internet at all.
Aug 23, 2013 Now a truck driver, Don Holzschuh talks about his first job in Minnesota.
Dec 25, 2013 Michael Price, writer and co-executive producer of "The Simpsons," talks about his first job.
Sep 5, 2013 Marketplace is partnering with The Atlantic, covering what the American economy looks like today, from smaller cities and towns across the country. First stop: Sioux Falls.
Aug 15, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, discusses the latest retail earnings.