Dec 28, 2011 The Obama administration hopes that the Senate will approve its two appointees -- one Democrat, one Republican -- to the Federal Reserve board.
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 Unemployment claims have dropped to their lowest level since April 2008, but some economists say that's still not news to cheer about.
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 1, 2011 The most recent monthly report measuring factory ordering shows better-than-expected numbers for the manufacturing sector.
Dec 1, 2011 "Lights-out machining" leads to layoffs for some workers but saves jobs for others.