Apr 6, 2012 The U.S. economy only added 120,000 jobs in March, which is half of what economists had originally expected.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 6, 2012 The head of the White House Council of Economic Advisers talks about the Labor Department's latest employment report, which showed that only 120,000 jobs were created in March.
Apr 6, 2012 Employers hired many fewer workers in March than in previous months, but the unemployment rate fell for the first time since January.
Apr 6, 2012 While the U.S. continues to see optimistic job gains, the situation in Europe is not looking so hopeful. The worst affected group by far are the young.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 6, 2012 The Labor Department reports the U.S. economy added 120,000 jobs last month. That was roughly half of what economists had expected, and a significant slowdown compared to the last few months.
Apr 5, 2012 This morning, the job placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported that the number of planned layoffs dropped last month to a 10-month low -- a good sign as we await unemployment numbers from the government tomorrow.
Apr 4, 2012 At the Federal Reserve's latest meeting, only two of 10 voting committee members support additional stimulus. The Fed inspector general, meanwhile, released a report that Fed money didn't contribute to the Watergate burglary, or to Saddam Hussein and Iraq getting weapons in the 1980s.
Apr 4, 2012 The payroll processing company ADP said the U.S. private sector added 209,000 jobs last month, a sign that job growth has yet to be affected by high gas prices. The seeming recovery has also led the Fed to announce it will ease off with quantitative easing.
Mar 30, 2012 Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: Consumer consumption numbers are up again, and what's going on in Europe.