The federal workforce has decreased 3 percent from last year, many cuts coming from the South and West.
Amazon officials are considering a price hike for customers who signed up for the company's Prime service, which charges an annual fee for unlimited shipping and other perks.
President Obama used Tuesday's State of the Union address to defend his 'all-of-the-above' energy policy, rankling some who would rather the president pick their favorite fuel. Promoting all energy sources, Obama said in the State of the Union speech, is 'creating jobs and leading to a cleaner, safer planet.'
The new chair of the Federal Reserve knows that Job 1 is jobs. Being out of work is individually and collectively debilitating. Gainful employment is good for everybody.