The 290,000 jobs were spread across every sector of the US economy, the Labor Department reported Friday. Job-market recovery led more people to resume looking for work, driving up the unemployment rate to 9.9 percent.
05/07/2010 01:12 pm
Fears of the spread of Greek debt crisis hit stocks and currencies around the world Thursday.
05/06/2010 07:48 pm
Investors are wracked by uncertainty. Might Greece still default on its debt? Might Germans pull back financial support? Which country might be next? The questions are unsettling stock prices.
05/06/2010 07:17 pm
As the financial market slip on the debt crisis in Greece, Europe must show it is learning some lessons. Some things have already become clear.
05/06/2010 06:43 pm
Greece protests against the government's tough spending cuts broke out in Athens Thursday, was stocks plunged on Wall Street over concerns about tightening credit markets and declining global demand.
05/06/2010 06:28 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/06
Years of fiscal irresponsibility took their toll on Europe after it encountered a serious financial crisis. Is the 'Social Model' unsustainable?
05/06/2010 06:00 pm
An embattled yet experienced incumbent faces an untested but charismatic Conservative. Also in the mix is a surprise upstart contender.
05/06/2010 03:35 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/05
Three bank workers, one of them pregnant, were killed in Athens riots when anti-austerity protesters threw Molotov cocktails at an Athens bank Wednesday.
05/05/2010 04:39 pm