Oct 18, 2012 Seasonally adjusted claims for unemployment insurance rose by 46,000 last week, or about 13 percent. Is this a blip or the start of a new trend?
Oct 11, 2012 New weekly claims for unemployment fell last week to the lowest level in four and a half years. Combined with last week's employment report, the claims data provides evidence of a slowly improving job market.
Oct 11, 2012 New weekly claims for unemployment fell last week to the lowest level in four and a half years. Elsewhere around the world, the S&P has downgraded the soveign debt of Spain.
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Oct 3, 2012 High rates of imprisonment are a cause -- and effect -- of poverty.
Jul 17, 2012 A new study shows that the jobless rate for African Americans and Hispanics isn't budging despite a modest recovery in other parts of the economy.