Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 2, 2011 The U.S. economy added 120,000 jobs in November. But the unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent because many more people dropped out of the workforce.
Feb 21, 2012 The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the U.S. created 120,000 new jobs in the month of November, while the national unemployment rate fell to a surprising 8.6 percent.
Dec 5, 2011 We talk with Washington reporter Nancy Marshall-Genzer about the top stories from this week.
Dec 2, 2011 Gary Burtless of the Brookings Institution says that there have been some positive signs in the job market, but the situation is precarious.
Dec 2, 2011 The unemployment rate hits its lowest level in two and a half years, but not all the numbers are so rosy.
Dec 2, 2011 Job numbers out for November show that 275,000 people say they found jobs, but at the same time 315,000 people became so frustrated that they stopped looking for jobs.
Dec 2, 2011 The big monthly jobs numbers come out today. Dan Gorenstein finishes his two part series on unemployment, speaking with employment officials about what citizens can do. As the European debt crisis continues, it could start affecting U.S. exports. The Green Bay Packers are publicly owned, but those shares are really more about sentiment than actual value. And new car share programs in Germany are aimed at younger drivers.
Nov 30, 2011 Paul Ashworth of Capital Economics explains why the nation's current employment measures, while not stellar, are positive signs for the future.
Nov 29, 2011 Are tax credits beneficial to states or even necessary to keep companies from moving jobs elsewhere?