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Jobless Rates Rise In 48 States

Jun. 19, 2009 | Tami Luhby, CNNMoney.Com Senior Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Forty-eight states and the District of Columbia recorded unemployment rate increases in May, the government reported Friday...

How Now Schizophrenic Dow?

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Oil is going up, interest rates are going up and unemployment will go --- all bad things --- and yet they're not killing the market. One money manager says that means the upward trend remains intact.

Jobless Rates In U.S. Cities Zoom Higher In April

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The weak labor market is hurting U.S. cities -- centers of many industries and large housing markets -- with 93 metropolitan areas registering an unem...

The 'Man'cession As Male Jobless Supasses Female, Surges To 10%

CARPE DIEM: | Mark J. Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

According to today's BLS report (Table A-1, Household Data), the April unemployment rate for men was 10% vs. 7.6% for women, and the 2.4% male-female ...

Unemployment Rate Climbs In 46 States, With California At 11.2 Percent

Wall Street Journal | STU WOO and SUDEEP REDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

California and North Carolina in March posted their highest jobless rates in at least three decades, as unemployment increased in all but a handful of...

Jobless Rate Climbs In 46 States

Wall Street Journal | STU WOO and SUDEEP REDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

California and North Carolina in March posted their highest jobless rates in at least three decades, as unemployment increased in all but a handful of...

U.S. Unemployment Rate Soars to Great Depression Levels

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

The massive rise in unemployment rates will facilitate further demand destruction, which in turn will lead to further job losses, as a vicious self-perpetuating engine of economic destruction runs amok.

Help Wanted? Not So Much These Days

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Shaffer

Should I throw caution to the wind and risk $1.80 on egg carton futures? Any investors out there want to join me?

California Unemployment Hits 10.5 Percent In February

LA Times | Marc Lifsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

California employers led the nation in mass layoffs in February as the state's unemployment rate hit 10.5%, the highest level since April 1983, state ...

Obama: Help Wanted for Stimulus in Urban Areas

Cheryle Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Cheryle Jackson

Though Obama's plan feels right on the surface, for me it raises two questions: "Which Main Streets?" and "Who gets those jobs?"

About Those Green Jobs The Candidates Are Promising...

Clusterstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Thought you might like to think about something completely unrelated to the market carnage... If you've followed the Presidential campaign at all, no ...