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Reflecting on the July Labor Department report

Aug 3, 2012
The U.S. economy added 163,000 jobs last month, but the unemployment rate ticked up from 8.2 percent to 8.3 percent. FTN Financial's chief economist discusses the good and the bad of the report.
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Weekly Wrap: July's unemployment report

Aug 3, 2012
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: Optimism with the July jobs report?
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Jobs

Unemployment ticks up to 8.3%, with 163,000 jobs added

Aug 3, 2012
The July jobs report from the Labor Department is out. Last month, unemployment rose from 8.2 to 8.3 percent, while 163,000 jobs were added -- the most in five months.
Posted In: Unemployment, Labor Department, Jobs

How Europe watches American unemployment

Aug 3, 2012
Today the world is watching us here in the U.S. The Labor Department is about to tell us how many jobs were created in the U.S. last month and what the new unemployment rate is. It's seen as a key indicator for the health of the U.S. economy, which is still the largest in the world.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

Awaiting the July jobs report

Aug 3, 2012
In just a couple hours we'll get the most important economic numbers of the month. The Labor Department will tell us how many jobs were created in the U.S. in July, and what the new unemployment rate is.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

Americans see need for more jobs... and coffee

Aug 2, 2012
Tomorrow, we'll get a reading on job creation for the month of July from the Labor Department, and whether it's a good or bad report, it's sure to have impact on the presidential race. Plus, the latest data on how many people in America are drinking coffee.
Posted In: Jobs, 2012 election, coffee

On the job hunt once again

Jul 31, 2012
Sondra Morin, 29, discusses what it's like to be unemployed for the second time in less than a year.
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Plenty of jobs, lazy Americans just don't want them

Jul 27, 2012
According to Fox Business reporter John Stossel, businesses are hiring, Americans just don't want "those kind of jobs."
Posted In: Jobs, hiring, work ethic, john stossel

Finding the motivation to work harder

Jul 27, 2012
Can't find the drive to work harder? Motivational speaker Eric Chester has some tips on how to get re-energized about our jobs.
Posted In: work ethic, employment, Jobs

What is hard work?

Jul 27, 2012
Hard work is what made the United States, but there's now concern Americans aren't working hard enough.
Posted In: employment, Jobs, Work, productivity

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