Jan 31, 2013 According to a new report, January layoffs were up 24 percent from December but down 24 percent from the previous year, which could indicate relatively low unemployment rates for the month. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is scheduled to release the latest unemployment numbers on Friday.
Jan 4, 2013 The U.S. economy adds 155,000 jobs in December, and the unemployment rate remains steady at 7.8 percent.
Jan 4, 2013 Alan Krueger, chair of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, weighs in on the government's December jobs report
Jan 4, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that unemployment has stayed steady at 7.8 percent, and the economy added 155,000 jobs last month.
Dec 14, 2012 The Federal Reserve says it will keep interest rates near zero until the unemployment rate drops to 6.5 percent. But what will it take to get there?
Dec 13, 2012 The Federal Reserve has spelled out what it’s going to do to try to juice up the economy. Yesterday, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke announced a new strategy that ties the Fed’s actions to unemployment and inflation rates.
Dec 7, 2012 Alan Krueger, chairman of President Obama's Council Of Economic Advisers, shares his thoughts on what the latest jobs report says about the state of the U.S. economic recovery.
Dec 7, 2012 The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that the economy added 146,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent.
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Dec 7, 2012 Economists are forecasting nearly 100,000 fewer jobs were created in November than in October.