Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 6, 2012 The Labor Department reported the U.S. economy added 200,00 jobs in December and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since 2009.
Jan 5, 2012 Fewer people lined up for unemployment line -- and for unemployment benefits -- last week and payroll company ADP says private employment jumped by 325,000 in December.
Jan 5, 2012 Jobs numbers are up, and the outlook is good for manufacturing and some other sectors. Not every part of the economy has such a sunny outlook for 2012, though.
Jan 5, 2012 Boeing will close a military aircraft factory in Wichita, Kansas, laying off 2,000 workers over two years. The European Union could soon begin cracking down on how online companies use personal data. Shares of Netflix soared yesterday after data showed that users watched over 2 billion hours of TV and movies last quarter. And in this week's Attitude Check with Gallup, we look at the extent to which the 2012 election will focus on economic issues.
Jan 5, 2012 Fewer people lined up for unemployment benefits last week, which, if sustained, could drop the jobless rate in the longer term.
Jan 5, 2012 Today, ADP reported the biggest jump in new hires it has ever seen: 325,000 new jobs in December. Could that be a sign the economy is coming out of its stupor?
Dec 30, 2011 Commentator Cecilia Marquez describes the experience of taking a risk to get a paycheck.
Dec 30, 2011 Unemployment may throw a wrench into your personal relationships. Learn tips -- for the employed and unemployed -- on how to navigate tricky social situations so you keep your relationships even in the face of job loss.
Dec 29, 2011 The Labor Department says jobless claims were up by 15,000 last week, to 381,000. But as Richard DeKaser explains, the bigger picture still shows things looking up in the job market.