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Weekly Wrap: Yet another stagnant jobs report

Jul 6, 2012
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: The sluggish growth in the U.S. jobs market.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Jobs

Economists share unofficial economic indicators

Jul 6, 2012
What baristas and tailors and over-educated sandwich-makers tell us about the economy.
Posted In: economic indicators, starbucks, retail sales, Jobs

Monthly jobs report: A history of revisions

Jul 6, 2012
On the first Friday of each month the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its monthly jobs report. But don't pay too much attention to the number of jobs added or lost; it will be revised and revised again.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, bureau of labor statistics

One solution to the nation's unemployment problem

Jul 6, 2012
So as this unemployment report continues to show stagnant growth, many politicians, experts, armchair economists are chiming in on the best way to solve the unemployment problem in the U.S. One idea being floated is inspired by Germany: working fewer hours.
Posted In: Jobs, Labor Department, Unemployment, mid-day extra

Obama adviser Alan Krueger talks June jobs numbers

Jul 6, 2012
The economy added 80,000 non-farm jobs in June and the unemployment rate remained at 8.2 percent. Alan Krueger, chairman of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, puts the latest numbers in perspective.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, jobs report

June unemployment sticks at 8.2%; 80,000 jobs added

Jul 6, 2012
The U.S. Labor Department has released its monthly jobs report. Employers added just 80,000 jobs last month, while unemployment stayed stagnant at 8.2 percent.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

Why companies practice 'stack rating'

Jul 6, 2012
The other day on its website Vanity Fair previewed an article about life at Microsoft. And it details a particular human resource practice that drove employees up the wall: something called "stack rating." What exactly is it?
Posted In: human resources, hiring, Microsoft, Jobs

June jobs report may be lackluster

Jul 6, 2012
Many economists are expecting fewer than 100,000 new jobs created, and unemployment to hold at 8.2% for the month of June.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, Labor Department

The shape of the jobs economy

Jul 6, 2012
Economists call it "U-shaped" as jobs in the middle grow fewer.
Posted In: Jobs

What to expect from June jobs report

Jul 5, 2012
Today's job numbers are good, but economists still think tomorrow's will be mediocre.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, labor

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