Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 9, 2012 The jobless rate in the U.S. held steady at 8.3 percent and the U.S. economy added 227,000 jobs in February. Alan Krueger of the White House Council of Economic Advisers explains what still needs to be done.
Mar 8, 2012 According to the latest Gallup poll, most Americans say yes.
Mar 8, 2012 Today, we learned from the job placement firm, Challenger, Gray & Christmas about the number of planned layoffs at American companies in February.
Mar 8, 2012 The American economy seems to be moving along at a healthy clip, from jobs to hamburgers.
Mar 6, 2012 The national average for a gallon of gasoline dipped today after about a month of steady increases. At the same time, tension with Iran could push those back up.
Feb 24, 2012 The number of adults who are moving back in with their parents is on the rise. Author Katherine Newman discusses how families are affected when the kids move back in.
Sep 27, 2012 The dip in unemployment and job claims indicate optimism -- but wages fell sharply for the majority of American workers last year in a way that they haven't since 2007.
Feb 15, 2012 But commentator Betsey Stevenson says they're only just masking the need to reform how we help the unemployed.
Feb 14, 2012 After much disagreement, it looks as though House Republicans and Democrats might soon agree to extend the payroll tax cuts, which put a little extra money into our wallets each month.
Feb 13, 2012 General Electric plans to hire 5,000 veterans over the next five years. But vets are still challenged to find jobs in today's workforce.