Dec 29, 2011 The Labor Department says jobless claims were up by 15,000 last week, to 381,000. But as Richard DeKaser explains, the bigger picture still shows things looking up in the job market.
Dec 29, 2011 The number of people applying for unemployment rose slightly last week, but the monthly average fell to its lowest level since 2008.
Dec 28, 2011 The Obama administration hopes that the Senate will approve its two appointees -- one Democrat, one Republican -- to the Federal Reserve board.
Dec 23, 2011 In Los Angeles, clothing makers are trying to ride a growth wave, if only they could find people to hire
Dec 23, 2011 Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: The details of the payroll tax cut extension just passed by Congress.
Dec 22, 2011 Jack Ablin discusses how today's economic numbers point to a brighter future.
Dec 23, 2011 Down and out, many students at Casino College still hope for a shot at the big time
Dec 21, 2011 If Congress fails to extend a payroll tax cut, federal jobless benefits will stop too.
Dec 21, 2011 No deal in Congress would mean that the payroll tax would rise by 2 percent, and unemployment benefits would be drastically cut.