Topic: Martin Regalia
Economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco say uncertainty over future taxes and other policies has raised unemployment by one to two percentage points. That's lots of jobs.
Some 103,000 new jobs in September doesn't mean the recession risk has been wiped away. Rather, it shows the US economy walking a knife-edge line between tepid growth and decline.
10/07/2011 01:40 pm
The unemployment numbers also energize a sparring match between the Obama administration and Republicans over who has policies that deserve voter support in 2012.
07/08/2011 08:08 pm
President Obama visits a Chrysler plant in Toledo, Ohio, to extol the success of the auto bailout. But new figures released Friday put the unemployment rate at 9.1 percent.
06/03/2011 07:19 pm