The economy added 200,000 jobs last month, according to new data released Friday.
By Daniel Bush
The U.S. economy added 261,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4.1 percent.
By Paul Solman
The unemployment rate dropped to 4.2 percent in September, while the economy lost 33,000 jobs, according to the monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest jobs report.
Despite a prestigious career and graduate degrees from top schools, Elizabeth White stood at the edge of a financial cliff for many years following the Great Recession. Author of “55, Unemployed, and Faking Normal,” White is among many who have…
By Kristen Doerer
Employers added 209,000 jobs in July, continuing a long trend of substantial job growth and pushing the unemployment rate down to 4.3 percent.
According to the Labor Department, the unemployment rate dropped from 4.4 percent to 4.3 percent last month -- the lowest number in 16 years. At the same time, job growth seems to have stalled. Diane Swonk of Diane Swonk Economics…
A quick look at today’s headline unemployment number, and you’d think the U.S. job market was killing it with the official unemployment rate down again to 4.3 percent from 4.4 percent last month. And yet, the economy only grew by…
By Kristen Doerer
The U.S. economy added 211,000 jobs in April, putting us on track to close the jobs gap within the year. Here are some other numbers that matter.
By Tim Henderson, Stateline
4.9 million young Americans nationwide are disconnected-- unemployed and not in school. The rate of disconnected youth has soared in rural areas, costing taxpayers as much as $93 billion dollars annually.
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