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U.S. Creates 288,000 Jobs In April, Unemployment Rate Falls To 6.3%

Posted 05.02.2014 | Business

The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in April, as the unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. Here's...

Republican House Leaders To Look Into Report On Faked Jobs Data

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The Republican leader of a U.S. House of Representatives investigative committee asked the Census Bureau on Tuesday f...

Mark Gongloff

The Chart That Shows Hiring Is Clearly Dead In The Water

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

If it wasn't clear before, it's clear now: Employers just aren't hiring. The Bureau of Labor Statistics on Tuesday released its latest Job Openings...

World Shares Hit 5-Year High

Reuters | Marc Jones | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

* European shares rise further, MSCI world index hits 4-3/4 yr high * U.S. jobs data eyed, China exports beat forecasts * Dollar touches 3-...

Jack Welch Denies Referencing White House In Jobs Report Conspiracy Theory Claim

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business

Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch denied on Sunday that he had accused the White House of manipulating the September jobs report to help Presiden...

Why Washington Accepts Mass Unemployment

nymag.com | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Good news! The economy added 163,000 jobs last month, just a bit over the level required to keep up with population growth. A return to a free fall no...