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The stock market is not the economy! OK, what about GDP?

Dec 20, 2013
Today's revised GDP number says the country is growing. But what about the people in it?
Posted In: GDP, die hard, Unemployment

Compared to its neighbors, more job prospects for youth in Germany

Dec 17, 2013
Youth unemployment sits at almost 24 percent across the EU. But in Germany, it's less than 8 percent.
Posted In: Germany, Unemployment, EU

Weekly wrap: Good news in the jobs report? + #longreads

Dec 6, 2013
Heidi Moore from the Guardian and the Wall Street Journal's Sudeep Reddy join host Kai Ryssdal to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going after today's jobs report.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Unemployment, jobs numbers, taper, stimulus

Unemployment rate hits 5-year low; 203,000 jobs added in November

Dec 6, 2013
The unemployment level has fallen to 7 percent for the first time since 2008. But people are still suffering.
Posted In: jobs numbers, employment, Unemployment

Does online screening shut out good job candidates?

Dec 6, 2013
Innovative job screening platforms that include video interviews may solve some of the concerns with ubiquitous electronic screening systems.
Posted In: hiring, job search, Unemployment

Weekly Wrap: As goes housing, goes the economy? + #longreads

Nov 29, 2013
Cardiff Garcia from FT Alphaville and Bloomberg's Nela Richardson join Lizzie O'Leary to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Housing, real estate, treasury, Jobs, employment, Unemployment

Employed again, but still looking for work

Nov 8, 2013
We talk to a Nevada woman who needs a second job to pay for a stretch of unemployment.
Posted In: Unemployment, Nevada

204,000 jobs added in October; unemployment rate rises to 7.3 percent

Nov 8, 2013
The government just reported the labor market in October was much stronger than expected, but how reliable is the data for a month when the government was shut down for half of it?
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

Unemployment dips to 7.2 percent; 148,000 jobs added

Oct 22, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 148,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate fell to 7.2 percent.
Posted In: Unemployment, bureau of labor statistics, jobs report

No jobs report, but economy keeps moving

Oct 4, 2013
The government shutdown means no unemployment numbers have been released for September.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Jobs, Unemployment

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