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.
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.
Smart is sexy, Ashton Kutcher says. Well then the man he plays in the new movie “Jobs,” Steve Jobs, was pretty darn sexy. But while you might not be surprised that Kutcher is attractive, you might not know he is also a very savvy tech investor himself. Christine Romans tracks the actor’s rise from “dude” to businessman.
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.
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.
We know Obamacare's employer mandate has been delayed. What remains to be seen is how the law will affect jobs, if at all. Christine Romans asks Stephen Moore and Dean Baker for their takes.