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Early numbers for February show action in job market

Mar 8, 2012
Today, we learned from the job placement firm, Challenger, Gray & Christmas about the number of planned layoffs at American companies in February.

MID-DAY UPDATE: February job numbers, solar panels

Mar 4, 2011
We got big numbers today from the U.S. Labor Department. In February, U.S. payrolls increased 192,000 and the jobless rate fell to 8.9 percent --...

The best and worst cities for jobs

Mar 3, 2011
The U.S. Labor Department will release its February jobs report on Friday. And that got us thinking about - location, location, location. The...

MID-DAY UPDATE: Mixed job indicators, changes to home loan requirements

Mar 2, 2011
The U.S. Labor Department releases its monthly jobs report Friday, but other key job indicators give us a sense of what to expect. Job placement...

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Midday Update: Job numbers, calorie counts, and Romanian witches

Jan 7, 2011
The U.S. Labor Department's jobs report threw us for a loop today. The nation's unemployment rate fell from 9.8 to 9.4 percent today -- the lowest...

Economy created fewer jobs than expected

Jan 7, 2011
Just when the U.S. job outlook looked a little brighter, the Labor Department's unemployment report threw us yet another curve ball....

MIDDAY UPDATE: Groupon, unemployment, college admissions

Dec 29, 2010
Venture capital Groupon may raise $950 million from private investors to fuel its growth. This comes after recently turning down a $6 billion...