Unemployment

The Federal Reserve foresees unemployment remaining high into 2015, suggesting it will keep short-term interest rates near record lows at least until then. (Photo credit should read PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/GettyImages)

Federal Reserve Projects High Unemployment Into 2015

The Federal Reserve foresees unemployment remaining high into 2015, suggesting it will keep short-term interest rates near record lows at least until then.

03/20/2013

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US Unemployment Aid Applications Fall To 341,000

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell by 27,000 last week, an indication that hiring could improve.

02/14/2013

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Study: 73 Percent Of Americans Personally Affected By Job Losses

The Great Recession personally affected a vast majority of Americans with 56 percent of a study saying they have less money in savings than they did before the economic decline.

02/07/2013

Bank card fees are racking up millions of dollars in unnecessary fees to people collecting unemployment. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Jobless Americans Pay Millions In Unnecessary Card Fees Collecting Unemployment

Jobless Americans are paying millions in unnecessary fees to collect unemployment benefits because of state policies encouraging them to get the money through bank-issued payment cards, according to a new report from a consumer group.

01/29/2013

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman writes that unemployment is far more important than the debate over the "fiscal crisis." (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Krugman: America Faces Job Crisis, Not ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Crisis

New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman writes that Americans are not facing a fiscal crisis, they are really facing a job crisis.

12/07/2012

File photo of a woman wearing an engagement ring and a wedding band. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

Study: Unemployment Higher Among Single People

A newly released report indicates that those who are single are far more likely to be unemployed than those who are in relationships.

11/30/2012

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Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

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Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The Election

Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.

11/07/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

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Opinion: President Obama Says Vote For Revenge

On Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!

11/05/2012

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