Jan 5, 2012 The president plans to use a recess appointment to name Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Jan 3, 2012 The manufacturing industry is hiring again, but companies are looking for workers with skills in mechanical and electrical engineering.
Jan 3, 2012 Manufacturing, both in the U.S. and abroad, could be the strongest growth sector for the economy in 2012.
Jan 3, 2012 According to the Institute for Supply Management, in December a key indicator of manufacturing health was at a six-month high.
Dec 23, 2011 In Los Angeles, clothing makers are trying to ride a growth wave, if only they could find people to hire
Dec 22, 2011 Weekly jobless claims in the U.S. dropped to 364,000 last week. That's 4,000 fewer than the week before and the smallest number since early 2008.
Dec 20, 2011 As Kodak struggles to avoid bankruptcy, Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio visits Rochester, N.Y., to remember the middle class communities the company helped create.
Dec 9, 2011 The crisis in Europe has hurt worldwide demand for goods, and workers in China are protesting against the lost wages that come with decreased output
Dec 7, 2011 Yesterday, the president spoke about the loss of the American dream. But just how much is the middle class really shrinking?