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Jill Schlesinger

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Jill Schlesinger: U.S. incomes drop for first time in 22 months

Sep 30, 2011
Personal income in August fell 0.1 percent -- the first drop since October 2009 -- as the wobbly economic recovery continues. Despite the decreas...

OP-ED: Jobs creation was never at the top of the list for Obama

Sep 9, 2011
After the August jobs report was released, I said that President Obama blew it. This led to a deluge of comments, e-mails and vitriol. Over the c...

OP-ED: August jobs report shows Obama blew it

Sep 2, 2011
The August jobs report is out and it was even worse than last month. The Labor Department said the US economy did not add any jobs last month (an...

Ben Bernanke: Fed can't fix economy

Aug 26, 2011
It's time for your close-up, Ben Bernanke. All eyes were on the Federal Reserve chairman as he delivered a speech from a conference in Jackson H...

U.S. sheds 95,000 jobs in September

Oct 8, 2010
The Labor Department said the U.S. economy lost 95,000 jobs last month. How bad is this report? Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large at CBS MoneyWatch, talks with Steve Chiotakis about the latest figures and what we can do to juice the…