Jan 31, 2013 According to a new report, January layoffs were up 24 percent from December but down 24 percent from the previous year, which could indicate relatively low unemployment rates for the month. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is scheduled to release the latest unemployment numbers on Friday.
Jan 31, 2013 When asked about how the economy directly impacts their lives, most Americans give the obvious answers -- and a couple of surprises too.
Jan 30, 2013 A Commerce Department report out today shows that GDP fell 0.1 percent last quarter, but consumer spending, business investment and employment continue to rise.
Jan 30, 2013 With interest rates locked near zero until 6.5 percent unemployment, what's the point of meeting until then?
Jan 24, 2013 Reporting from WLRN's studio in Miami, Marketplace host Jeremy Hobson holds a roundtable discussion about the economic issues affecting Miami.
Jan 22, 2013 The crises Obama inherited have passed. But to push his new agenda, he’ll have to tackle thorny budget and debt issues constraining the economy.
Jan 22, 2013 He came here as a boy from Cuba, worked hard, became a local reporter, and, today, he's the mayor of one of the largest cities in the country. Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado talks about his city and his American Dream.
Jan 21, 2013 President Obama will use a deep campaign database and volunteer network in a new nonprofit. Some are concerned because it can take corporate money.
Jan 21, 2013 A new app from the Presidential Inauguration Committee seems like a handy tool for people visiting Washington, D.C. to watch President Obama take his second (public) Oath of Office. But critics say the app is data-mining for political purposes.