The two heavyweights of economic statistics are released this week, but the with both the job market stats and numbers on economic growth, competing systems of data collection and presentation can sometimes create confusion.
Wisconsin recall election between Gov. Scott Walker (R) and Tom Barrett (D) enters its last furious week. It is a proving ground for the themes and players of the national election in November, analysts say.
How some veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are helping turn around a drug-infested neighborhood of Baltimore – and themselves.
The US labor markets are enormously flexible and dynamic. So why regulate them?
The percentage of mothers in the workforce is nearing record highs, leading to more societal acceptance and childcare options, but mothers still face a 'mommy wage gap' and other challenges.
Polls show Mitt Romney trailing President Obama among women voters. This Mother's Day, to close the gender gap Romney will need to do more than flag Obama's failed economic record. He needs to push policies that appeal to women, like more workplace flexibility and better child care.
Americans spend an average of $1,700 per year on clothing and accessories. But there are plenty of ways to trim the bill and still look good.
Friday’s jobs report for April was even more disappointing than March. This is bad news for millions of Americans.