The good news? The economy added 1.4 million jobs in August. The bad news? The economy only added 1.4 million jobs in August.
The economy's clawing its way back from historic job losses in the spring, but it's only halfway back to pre-pandemic levels.
Research suggests a decline in housing affordability can significantly reduce job growth.
The December jobs report from the Labor Department will cap off a year of decent job growth coupled with declining unemployment.
Job growth at this pace is a sign that the economy will continue to expand for a 10th straight year.
Unemployment in the United States currently stands at the low, low 3.9 percent. What’s not to like? A new paper from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston argues that, historically, a low unemployment rate can signal trouble for the economy. It seems there is some danger in too much employment. Click the audio player above […]
About a year ago, we were doing a lot of stories about a retail apocalypse — online shopping leading to the destruction of department stores, malls, anything built out of bricks and mortar. Fast forward to this year and things couldn’t be more different. In the last few weeks, we’ve seen strong quarterly results from everyone […]
Many voters backed President Donald Trump on the promise of new job growth in their respective parts of the country. But a report from the Associated Press shows that hasn't been the case – instead, it's the places who backed Clinton in 2016 that are reaping the benefits of rising employment.
The Commerce Department kicks off World Trade Week on Monday. It’s honoring 43 U.S. exporters. Thirty-three of them are small- or mid-sized businesses. But as it turns out, small businesses could be exporting more. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The March jobs report shows there were 103,000 jobs added in the month, though many economists expected something closer to an additional 175,000. And that very well may be because March was a tough month weather-wise, slowing down things like construction in parts of the country. But could we also be seeing something else going […]
Job growth this year has been "impressive," one economist says.