Topic: Roy Krause
Stock market gains early Friday morning were wiped out by noon, before another rally ensued. A better-than-expected jobs report gave some analysts hope that another recession could be averted.
08/05/2011 02:25 pm
The United States added 216,000 new jobs in March, mostly in the private sector job market, driving the unemployment rate down to 8.8 percent.
04/01/2011 01:54 pm
Not only did the unemployment rate fall, but the US economy added 192,000 jobs in February. But economists view the numbers differently.
03/04/2011 01:28 pm
Unemployment rate dropped from 9.4% to 9.0% last month, according new Labor Department statistics. But only 36,000 new jobs were created. Where did the rest of the unemployed go?
02/04/2011 12:06 pm
Unemployment rate rose to 9.8 percent, as US economy gained a disappointing 39,000 jobs last month, versus 172,000 in October. The news may prod Congress toward more stimulus spending.
12/03/2010 01:29 pm
Layoffs are at their highest rate since 2003. A leaner holiday season is more likely.
10/06/2008 01:00 am