The Federal Reserve foresees unemployment remaining high into 2015, suggesting it will keep short-term interest rates near record lows at least until then.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell by 27,000 last week, an indication that hiring could improve.
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.
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.
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.
A newly released report indicates that those who are single are far more likely to be unemployed than those who are in relationships.
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.
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.
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.
On Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!