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How did the job market fare in December?

Jan 5, 2012
The government's jobless data for December comes out Friday. Gallup has its own unemployment measures. Here's a preview.
Posted In: unemployment, Jobs, consumer confidence

Americans choose renting

Jan 5, 2012
Despite record-low mortgage rates, Americans are yet to wade back into home-ownership.
Posted In: rental, apartments, interest rates, architecture, unemployment

Understanding the year-end unemployment drop

Dec 22, 2011
What's behind the drop in unemployment claims?
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Private sector gains offset by continued government layoffs

Nov 30, 2011
John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas speaks about his company's November jobs numbers, which show some signs of improvement
Posted In: Jobs, unemployment, federal government

Fairfax, Va.: Land of corporate headquarters and 4.6 percent unemployment

Nov 28, 2011
One country in Virginia is managing to survive and prosper even as the country at large has ongoing financial problems.
Posted In: Washington D.C., unemployment, Virginia

College graduates in China, like the U.S., face high unemployment

Nov 24, 2011
In China, the government is considering phasing out college majors that don't allow students to find work after graduation.
Posted In: unemployment, universities, foreign students, China

U.S. unemployment picture at a glance: August, 2011

Sep 2, 2011
The U.S. job situation in August is a carbon copy of July (which was revised today to 85,000 new jobs instead of the previously reported 117,000)...
Posted In: infographic, Jobs, jobs report, picture this, unemployment

INFOGRAPHIC: U.S. employment picture at a glance

Aug 5, 2011
The economy added 117,000 jobs in July, sending the nation's unemployment rate down to 9.1 percent for the month, according today's monthly emplo...
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