May 6, 2013 One way to evaluate the health of an economy is to look at the jobs picture, which looks pretty rosy so far this spring. But there’s another sign to keep any eye on: the availability of credit.
May 3, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 165,000 jobs last month, beating analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, the lowest since December of 2008.
May 3, 2013 Economists don't agree on whether higher wages boost the economy, or discourage employers from hiring.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 3, 2013 We analyze the latest jobs report and get an update on how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is helping stay-at-home parents earn lines of credit.
May 2, 2013 The rate at which Americans are quitting their jobs is rising. That can be a good sign for the economic and labor market outlook.
May 2, 2013 From leech gatherer to factory worker, breaking down some of history's worst jobs.
May 1, 2013 The hidden side the unemployment numbers? Folks with advanced degrees are climbing down the ladder.
Apr 12, 2013 Eli Lilly is reducing its U.S. sales force, reportedly by 30 percent. How have digital and other advertising practices changed the nature of sales?
Apr 11, 2013 More cities and states consider laws that would "ban the box" that job applicants check if they've been convicted of a crime.
Apr 9, 2013 State Minority Leader Brian Newberry says gun manufacturing would bring well-paid jobs to Rhode Island's struggling economy.