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PODCAST: A not-so-Kodak moment

Jan 5, 2012
Boeing will close a military aircraft factory in Wichita, Kansas, laying off 2,000 workers over two years. The European Union could soon begin cracking down on how online companies use personal data. Shares of Netflix soared yesterday after data showed that users watched over 2 billion hours of TV and movies last quarter. And in this week's Attitude Check with Gallup, we look at the extent to which the 2012 election will focus on economic issues.
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Unemployment picture is improving, slow and steady

Jan 5, 2012
Fewer people lined up for unemployment benefits last week, which, if sustained, could drop the jobless rate in the longer term.
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Jobs surge

Jan 5, 2012
Today, ADP reported the biggest jump in new hires it has ever seen: 325,000 new jobs in December. Could that be a sign the economy is coming out of its stupor?
Posted In: paycheck, employment, Jobs, Unemployment

Out of work, but not out of options

Dec 30, 2011
Commentator Cecilia Marquez describes the experience of taking a risk to get a paycheck.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, Education

Unemployment etiquette

Dec 30, 2011
Unemployment may throw a wrench into your personal relationships. Learn tips -- for the employed and unemployed -- on how to navigate tricky social situations so you keep your relationships even in the face of job loss.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, etiquette

Weekly jobless numbers conflict with employment trend

Dec 29, 2011
The Labor Department says jobless claims were up by 15,000 last week, to 381,000. But as Richard DeKaser explains, the bigger picture still shows things looking up in the job market.
Posted In: Unemployment, weekly jobless

Jobless picture slowly improving in U.S.

Dec 29, 2011
The number of people applying for unemployment rose slightly last week, but the monthly average fell to its lowest level since 2008.
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Double-digit unemployment? These firms can't find workers

Dec 24, 2011
In Los Angeles, clothing makers are trying to ride a growth wave, if only they could find people to hire
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs, manufacturing, fashion

Lower jobless claims, better consumer sentiment point to improved outlook

Dec 22, 2011
Jack Ablin discusses how today's economic numbers point to a brighter future.
Posted In: Unemployment, bull market

Earning a degree of difficulty at Casino College

Dec 22, 2011
Down and out, many students at Casino College still hope for a shot at the big time
Posted In: Las Vegas, Unemployment, Jobs

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