May 24, 2012 Like a lot of Western cities, Phoenix's housing market crumbled during the recession. But new home sales are up 35 percent from a year ago.
May 8, 2012 Economists Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers discuss the idea behind work sharing, which would allow workers to get partial benefits when companies cut parts of their job.
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.