1.3 million Americans are waiting for Congress to restore extended unemployment benefits. Christine Romans examines the arguments on both sides of the politicized debate.
The economy added 204,000 jobs in October, far more than the 120,000 economists had expected. The Labor Department says the 16-day government shutdown had a negligible impact on their estimates. The unemployment rate ticked up to 7.3%, but economists say that rise is likely to be a blip. Read more from CNNMoney
September's jobs report was late thanks to the government shutdown, but the modest gains were on track. Christine Romans reveals why this time the unemployment rate went down for the right reasons.
August's jobs report: the good, the bad, and the labor force participation rate. The big numbers are on track, but Alison Kosik reveals that these stats aren't pretty, especially for the Americans who have dropped out of the labor force completely.
A house, a good job, a family... that's the stuff American dreams are made of. But America has woken up out of the recession to fewer affordable homes, lower-quality jobs, and higher costs of raising a family. Christine Romans asks Marc Morial and Mohamed El-Erian if the economy can hit the snooze on these alarming trends.
This week fast-food workers walked off the job to protest the pay they say amounts to "poverty wages." As the income gap widens is the war of the wages just beginning? Christine Romans and Austan Goolsbee discuss.
Mayor Bloomberg's grip on your soda has slipped, but you're probably still clutching your iPhone. As always, Christine Romans has a handle on the headlines.
The job market is improving ,and Obama has touted the 6.6 million jobs added since the Great Recession. But are those jobs the same quality as the ones we lost, and can Obama take the credit? Christine Romans talks to Jessica Yellin, Stephanie Cutter, and Kevin Hassett.
Stocks hitting records, recovery in the housing market, unemployment falling - but much of black America is feeling left behind. Zain Asher reports.
You could be getting a raise next year. But it might not be as much as you think you deserve. Alison Kosik explains just how much you should expect.