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Mark Gongloff

Unemployment Is Mediocre And Congress Is About To Make Thing Worse

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.06.2013 | Business

The U.S. job market is turning ugly, exposing the folly of the Fed's plan to tighten monetary policy and Congress' hellbent march toward another destr...

Mark Gongloff

Jobs Report Masks Real Problems In U.S. Labor Market

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 08.02.2013 | Business

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has said the official U.S. unemployment rate could mask the real problems in the labor market. He got proof of that in July'...

195,000 JOBS

Posted 07.05.2013 | Business

The U.S. economy added 195,000 jobs in June, as the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.6 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced Frid...

Mark Gongloff

175,000 JOBS

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business

The U.S. economy continued to churn out low-paying jobs in June, as the weakest labor-market recovery since World War II ground sluggishly ahead. ...

Mark Gongloff

165,000 JOBS

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

The job market may not be as weak as it looked just a month ago -- but it is still nowhere near as strong as it could be. Employers added 165,000 w...

7 Shocking Facts About Minority Unemployment

The Huffington Post | Nicole Hardesty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There's been very little good news in unemployment figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the last few months. But the unemployment...

Biggest jobless jump since '86 _ Wall Street sinks

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Pink slips piled up and jobs disappeared into thin air in May as the nation's unemployment rate zoomed to 5.5 percent in the bigges...