Nov 29, 2013 Cardiff Garcia from FT Alphaville and Bloomberg's Nela Richardson join Lizzie O'Leary to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going.
Nov 21, 2013 Marketplace's Chris Farrell is worried that the skilled workers employers say they can't find are there, but algorithms are screening them out.
Nov 13, 2013 This week, the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons may decide whether to consider a ban on autonomous machines of the future that could kill without command.
Nov 8, 2013 The government just reported the labor market in October was much stronger than expected, but how reliable is the data for a month when the government was shut down for half of it?
Oct 11, 2013 These robots are straight out of a movie.
Oct 11, 2013 Sign spinners at the local bagel shop make minimum wage. That is, if they have a beating heart. Are we about to lose even these low-skilled service jobs -- jumping-around-holding-a-sign-dressed-in-a-silly-costume-while-rapidly-moving-vehicles-speed-by -- to robots? Marketplace’s intrepid labor-trends reporter Mitchell Hartman investigates.
Oct 4, 2013 The government shutdown means no unemployment numbers have been released for September.
Oct 3, 2013 According to a new report from Challenger, Gray and Christmas.
Oct 3, 2013 Jeremy Feador is a 27-year-old part-time worker in Cleveland, Ohio, and has been struggling to find full-time employment.
Oct 3, 2013 There are 800,000 government workers who aren't being paid. But how about the hundreds of thousands of government contractors?