Jan 17, 2012 The two Republican primaries so far this year have been in states with relatively healthy economies. That isn't the case in South Carolina, where presidential hopefuls hit the ballot next.
Feb 2, 2012 Dig deeper into the unemployment numbers and you'll find some groups are not seeing improvement in their work lives.
Jan 13, 2012 This week's Marketplace Piggy is headed to Livingston, Mont., where James Willish, 35, is working again after 44 months of unemployment.
Jan 23, 2012 This year's holiday season was slightly bigger by volume, but the week after the holidays saw a bit of a slide.
Jan 11, 2012 Commentator Robert Reich says they can be for President Obama.
Jan 6, 2012 The December jobs report showed that 200,000 new jobs were created in the month, and the unemployment rate dropped to 8.5, the lowest rate since February 2009.
Jan 6, 2012 The economy continues to add jobs, but not fast enough to make campaigning easy for President Obama. The government is about to reveal how many hours people work on average each week. Many businesses aren't happy about a move to start registering an expanded number of web suffixes next week. Alternative sentencing through special problem-solving courts is better for the job prospects and earning potential of offenders.
Jan 27, 2012 Economy continues to add jobs, but not fast enough to make campaigning easy for President Obama.
Jan 6, 2012 Economists say today's jobless rate of 8.5 percent might have been higher if it weren't for more unemployed professionals starting their own home-based businesses.