May 29, 2012 Housing prices in March were up a tiny bit from the month before, but it is the first time in seven months that the data hasn't shown a decline.
May 25, 2012 Some point to the Facebook stock flop as sign of a slowing tech sector. Meanwhile, employment growth for unskilled workers in the U.S. remains stalled.
May 25, 2012 There are millions of Americans who've been out of work for more than six months. One woman shares how she stays hopeful.
May 17, 2012 The actual percentage of job losses by women the past three years is lower than the 90 percent Mitt Romney stated last month.
May 15, 2012 While the overall unemployment rate in the country exceeds 8 percent, some graduates in the right fields face an almost certain change of a job.
Heidi N. Moore
May 4, 2012 The government released its closely-watched employment report for April. While the unemployment rate ticked down to 8.1 percent, only 115,000 new jobs were added to payrolls for the month, well below forecasts.
May 4, 2012 The unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent while the jobs added was a bit lower than previous months. But what can we find when we scratch the surface of the April unemployment report?
May 4, 2012 Unemployment fell slightly last month, but the numbers don't tell the whole story. Not counted: the number of people who have given up looking for work.
Heidi N. Moore
May 8, 2012 Our New York bureau chief Heidi Moore tells us why we shouldn't be moved by the monthly jobs numbers.