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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November 8th, 2013
12:20 PM ET

Jobs report beats expectations

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

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Filed under: Infographic • Jobs • Magic Wall • Poppy Harlow
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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Filed under: Alison Kosik • Economy • Jobs • Magic Wall • Your Money
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 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.

August 2nd, 2013
03:44 PM ET

Ready… set… Money Time!

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.

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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