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.
USC Annenberg School of Journalism
Oct 5, 2012 Newly hired, unemployed and looking, discouraged and out of work: Meet five Los Angeles area residents who put faces on the September employment picture.
Oct 5, 2012 U.S. employers added 114,000 jobs in September, according to the Labor Department's latest report. Economists say that it's a slightly positive indicator -- but not a particularly strong one. Many say that even more jobs needed to be created to keep the economy growing. The drop in the unemployment rate may reflect revisions to data out during the summer that may be stronger than originally thought.
Oct 4, 2012 Facebook has a billion users. What other things are in the 10-digit use territory?
Oct 4, 2012 Facebook, needing new types of revenue, rolls out a feature that allows users to pay a fee so their posts jump to the top of friends' pages.
Sep 26, 2012 We’re getting another pulse check on housing later this morning. The numbers on new home sales for August come out today, and they’re expected to be pretty good. How does an uptick in housing affect the job market? Turns out, they are pretty closely linked.
Sep 27, 2012 The once-popular social media site is revamping its look and aiming to be a destination for musicians and artists.
Sep 20, 2012 Last week claims for unemployment were down, but just a bit, by about 3,000.
Sep 27, 2012 The personal computer is dead, and more on the future of tech from New York City