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The unemployment rate in April fell to 3.9 percent. Bill Clinton was president the last time the rate was so low. On the other hand, the...
Jobs report

While September’s jobs report was dismal, the October report is robust, with 271,000 new jobs created, far above the consensus forecast of 183,000. And 12,000 more...

The American economy showed definite signs of life last month. While the unemployment rate stayed steady at 5.8 percent, the country added 320,000 jobs in...

Job growth stumbled in August. While economists had been expecting 225,000 new jobs, there were only 142,000, the first time the jobs number was below...

The July jobs report came in this morning a little below expectations. That’s a good thing for Wall Street. It tumbled 318 points yesterday because...

New gross domestic product figures for the first quarter of 2014 were released this morning by the Commerce Department and they are dismal, a mere...

Friday’s job report, which showed that 165,000 jobs were created in April and the unemployment rate dropped to 7.5 percent, was greeted by many news...

Today’s Gallup poll found that on a list of 12 voting priorities, raising taxes on the wealthy comes in last place, with 49 percent of...

Last week, I wrote about how the sequester will trigger the WARN Act, which requires employers to warn staff of pending layoffs a minimum of...

President Obama’s outsourcing talking points have been silly and intellectually dishonest even by the standards of political rhetoric, which is saying something. Bain Capital isn’t...

On Monday, President Obama slammed Mitt Romney’s economic plan before an Ohio audience: "By eliminating taxes on corporations' foreign income,” said Obama, “Governor Romney's plan...

Only 69,000 jobs were created in May, the worst number in a year, and far below what economists had been expecting (the consensus forecast was...