January 3rd, 2014
04:45 PM ET

See it their way: Unemployment benefits

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.

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October 22nd, 2013
01:21 PM ET

Economy adds 148,000 jobs in September

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.

September 6th, 2013
05:10 PM ET

Job gains in August: fair fight or forfeit?

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.

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August 16th, 2013
03:30 PM ET

A rude awakening for the American Dream

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.

August 16th, 2013
01:51 PM ET

The Business of Being Ashton Kutcher

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.

August 2nd, 2013
05:00 PM ET

Wage war

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.

July 26th, 2013
04:49 PM ET

Return of the jobs

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.

July 19th, 2013
01:18 PM ET

The economy in black and white

Stocks hitting records, recovery in the housing market, unemployment falling - but much of black America is feeling left behind. Zain Asher reports.

July 16th, 2013
02:08 PM ET

And I raise you 2.9%

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.

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July 12th, 2013
04:36 PM ET

Obamacare punt: Delay or death knell?

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.