Dec 15, 2011 The number of Americans filing new unemployment claims this week has fallen to the lowest point since May of 2008 -- and it isn't just holiday retail hiring causing the shift.
Dec 15, 2011 Weekly jobless numbers out this week show positive signs for the country's economy recovery, but mortage lending rates tell a different story.
Dec 13, 2011 A recent report from the Department of Labor has job listings up sharply over two years prior, but with unemployment at 8.6 percent, job openings are not plentiful.
Dec 7, 2011 The unemployment rate in a number of cities fell in November, most notably in the Rust Belt.
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.