Feb 10, 2012 Last week, we got news that the unemployment rate is down, but that number includes people who have dropped out of the labor force. Is this number as good as we thought?
Feb 10, 2012 Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: The $25 billion foreclosure settlement agreement the government and five major banks agreed to yesterday.
Feb 8, 2012 We speak to two unemployed Spanish women in Madrid about the dire job situation in their country.
Heidi N. Moore
Feb 7, 2012 How does Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke know the economy will need low interest rates through 2014? He doesn’t, but we listen anyway.
Feb 8, 2012 Capital One wants to link up with the Internet Bank ING Direct USA in a $9 billion deal, but it has to get approval from the Federal Reserve.
Feb 3, 2012 The Labor Department reported the unemployment rate has fallen to 8.3 percent. The White House Council of Economic Advisers Chair Alan Krueger on what that means for the future of the American workforce.
Feb 3, 2012 Nevada led the nation in the number of home foreclosures last year, a fact that could help steer the caucus there tomorrow. States have until Monday to decide if they want to join a national settlement with banks over abusive mortgage practices. In the U.K., restaurants and bars have declared war on the straw. And we dig into the January unemployment numbers from the government.
Feb 3, 2012 There was some good news from Washington for a change. For the second month in row, U.S. job creation rose, leading some to believe the economy might finally be showing signs of a sustained recovery. But there were some skeptics.
Feb 3, 2012 January unemployment was down from 8.5 to 8.3 percent. That's good news, but there's still work ahead, says economist Randall Wray.