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What the numbers behind unemployment really mean

Mar 13, 2014
How claims data fit into a bigger picture of unemployment benefits
Posted In: unemployment benefits, Unemployment

PODCAST: February jobs report

Mar 7, 2014
A look at supermarket mergers. And some employers are shifting how they contribute to 401(k) plans.
Posted In: Unemployment, grocery stores, retirement plans

The increasing difficulty of being out of work

Mar 7, 2014
Job seekers try to find work after unemployment benefits run out.
Posted In: unemployment benefits, Unemployment

Snakes not on a plane

Mar 6, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Friday, March 7, 2014
Posted In: snakes, Unemployment, consumer credit

PODCAST: Dell CEO Michael Dell

Mar 6, 2014
Dell CEO Michael Dell tells Marketplace his plans to meet future demand. And getting ready for the next unemployment report.
Posted In: Dell, Unemployment, sxsw

Bad news, bad weather

Feb 21, 2014
Can bad weather be blamed for bad news?
Posted In: weather, seasonal impacts, Unemployment, benefits, Jobs

What seasonally adjusted data does and doesn't mean

Feb 13, 2014
Retail numbers out today don’t look great, sales fell by 0.4 percent in January— when you take into account “seasonal adjustment”.
Posted In: Unemployment, seasonally adjusted data, weather

Looking for a job? How new tech is helping companies find potential employees

Jan 20, 2014
A look at the latest technology that can help job seekers and employers find their perfect match.
Posted In: Unemployment

African-American unemployment is double that of whites. Why?

Jan 20, 2014
In good times and bad, blacks suffer unemployment at much higher rates than whites. That's been true since the time of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Posted In: Unemployment, African American Unemployment

No high-fives in Washington, despite budget deal

Jan 17, 2014
President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion spending bill that funds the federal government through the end of September.
Posted In: Unemployment, budget, Barack Obama

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