Sep 6, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 169,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent.
Sep 6, 2013 A record number of Americans are long-term unemployed--six months or more. A lackluster job market is putting them back to work--slowly.
Sep 5, 2013 Less people filed for unemployment over the last week. But layoff announcements went up.
Sep 9, 2013 Many college freshmen embark on their first years of higher education this week. Wouldn't it be nice if at the end of their journey a job was waiting for them? In Alabama, the two year-college system is collaborating with private companies to train students and help them land a job after graduation.
Sep 6, 2013 As the pro football season kicks off, the Marketplace Wealth & Poverty Desk is looking beyond passing yards and fumbles. Our W&P power rankings put the NFL team with the highest median income on top.
Sep 3, 2013 A group of unemployed workers in France developed a new tactic to put themselves in front of potential employers.
Aug 30, 2013 Data released this week by the Pew Center shows that 98 percent of Americans now live in an area with access to broadband internet. Despite that, 15 percent still don't use the internet at all.
Aug 22, 2013 As if Detroit doesn’t have enough money problems, now the cash-strapped city faces a huge bill from their bankruptcy lawyers.
Aug 21, 2013 France is emerging from recession, but struggling to reduce unemployment.
Aug 15, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, discusses the latest retail earnings.