May 8, 2012 Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day has evolved since it was first started -- for daughters only -- 20 years ago.
May 4, 2012 Alan Krueger, chair of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the latest jobs report and whether the numbers for April are mediocre.
Heidi N. Moore
May 8, 2012 Our New York bureau chief Heidi Moore tells us why we shouldn't be moved by the monthly jobs numbers.
May 3, 2012 State and local budget deficits led to a surge in job cuts in education, and high gas prices hobbled the transportation industry, sending monthly planned layoffs up in April, according to job firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas
Apr 26, 2012 The job placement company Challenger, Gray, and Christmas is predicting that teens will have an easier time finding jobs this summer. Employment in this age group won't be back to pre-recession levels, but nothing like the summer of 2010 where youth employment had fell to a 60 year low.
Apr 24, 2012 U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether states like Arizona may implement their own tough immigration laws, as some debate the laws' economic impact.
Apr 23, 2012 The U.S. Supreme Court next week hears arguments for and against several contested sections of Arizona's new immigration law -- which makes it a crime for undocumented immigrants to live or work in that state.
Apr 17, 2012 What's going on with the housing market? Susan Wachter, who teaches real estate at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, explains.
Apr 6, 2012 New York Bureau chief Heidi Moore and Sudeep Reddy of the Wall Street Journal check in for our weekly recap of wall street and the economy: Sluggish jobs report, Facebook plays the exchange game, and will IBM's CEO go to the Masters?
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.