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Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen waves to members during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill back in February in Washington, D.C.

Weekly Wrap: Jobs report, uncertainty and Janet Yellen

Oct 2, 2015
Cardiff Garcia and Sabri Ben-Achour join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, jobs report, Janet Yellen, debt ceiling, China

Does 5.1 percent = full employment?

Sep 4, 2015
Maybe not until we see employers bidding up wages.
Posted In: Unemployment, jobs report, full employment
Federal Reserve Bank Chair Janet Yellen holding a news conference back in March in Washington, D.C. The Federal Reserve may raise interest rates this month, though many have doubt the move.

Weekly Wrap: August jobs report and interest rates

Sep 4, 2015
Leigh Gallagher and John Carney join Amy Scott to recap the week.
Posted In: jobs report, interest rates, Federal Reserve
The July report from the Department of Labor is expected to show continued slow growth.

Summer slowdown for jobs

Aug 7, 2015
The Department of Labor's July report shows continued slow growth.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, labor
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with leaders from the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing last November.

Weekly Wrap: Trans-Pacific Partnership and jobs report

Jun 12, 2015
Nela Richardson and Cardiff Garcia join Molly Wood to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Trans-Pacific Partnership, jobs report, consumer sentiment
People walk into a Board of Governors meeting at the Federal Reserve in Washington D.C.

Weekly Wrap: Jobs report, Federal Reserve and Grexit

Jun 5, 2015
John Carney and Leigh Gallagher join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Grexit, jobs report, Federal Reserve
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said this week that stock values are "quite high."

Weekly Wrap: Grexit and Brexit, jobs report and stock values

May 8, 2015
John Carney and Nela Richardson join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Grexit, jobs report, stocks

What to look for in the jobs report, in four charts

Apr 3, 2015
As the unemployment rate falls, are more people coming back into the labor force?
Posted In: jobs report, numbers, economic recovery, low wages
Fast food and health care workers, and their supporters, march on Dec. 4 in Los Angeles to demand the minimum wage be increased to $15 per hour.

Jobs are rebounding. Why are wages stagnant?

Jan 9, 2015
More jobs should demand for and higher wages, but that isn't happening.
Posted In: jobs report, wage growth, economic trends
Shawneeka Woodard fills out a job form at the Diversity Job Fair at a New York City hotel in 2008.

A year in jobs reports

Jan 9, 2015
As the numbers for December come in, we take a look back at 2014.
Posted In: jobs report, employment, unemployement