Feb 3, 2012 The first jobs report of 2012 shows a bright sign for the U.S. economy, with 243,000 jobs added in the first month of the year.
Feb 3, 2012 The unemployment number in the U.S. has dropped from 8.5 percent in December to 8.3 percent in January.
Feb 3, 2012 The unemployment rate dropped in January, and December and November jobs were revised upward.
Feb 2, 2012 Gallup data shows the employment picture is improving slightly, and that many Americans support President Obama's plan to create tax breaks that bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S.
Feb 2, 2012 According to early numbers out ahead of official unemployment figures from the government out tomorrow, planned layoffs went up in January -- but that is actually fairly typical.
May 3, 2012 Marketplace reporters Sarah Gardner and David Gura discuss their recent reporting trips to Nevada and Nebraska as they take the pulse of the nation ahead of the presidential election.
Jan 27, 2012 A year after Egypt's revolution toppled the old political elite, many young people complain there's democracy but still no work.
Jan 19, 2012 The number of people signing up for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest in more than 3 1/2 years today, but is it falling fast enough?
Jan 19, 2012 After last week's relatively high weekly jobless claim numbers, they are back down this week -- to the lowest level in almost four years.