The CNBC analysts should turn down the rhetoric and hype and listen to the analysts on sister station, MSNBC. They might learn something. I am also happy to clarify for them.
This week's numbers are grim, but the message behind them should forge a new alliance. It's a message that reinforces what's best about us as a society. Young or old, black or white, rich or poor: When times are hard, we help each other.
Economic crisis is a time that couples and families operate best when they stick together and work as a team to find solutions to the problems that are under your control.
When Congress comes back next week, Washington will increasingly focus on what it calls "fundamental" tax reform. But it won't be entertaining reform capable of fundamentally shifting employment patterns and generating the jobs we need.
It's now pretty well understood that of the two ways you can reduce unemployment, we got the bad one today. That is, the jobless rate can fall because more jobseekers land jobs -- good; or because they give up looking -- bad.
We are paralyzed at home -- as we turn our attention to a potential quagmire abroad. This is the great tragedy of our time.
In director Yorgos Servetas' poignant film, a young woman goes back to a village she knows, and encounters both friends who are suffering direct hits of the crisis, but also a mafia-like system in place, which destroys bodies and souls.
The sharp drop in new home sales, weak spending in July, and negative guidance from retailers suggest to us that the recent rise in borrowing costs and energy prices may be starting to take a toll. Will the Fed take this data into consideration?
Today's disappointing jobs report shows that labor market conditions continue to improve only at a glacial pace compared with what's needed to restore...
We now know why this economic recovery has been so weak 4 years after the end of the Great Recession. The government has been taken out of the jobs ma...
Turns out that Illinois state employees are among the highest paid, though Illinois does not top the list even among Midwestern states. But Illinois also has the fewest state employees per capita of all states. We break it all down in today's infographic. You be the judge of what constitutes "overpaid."
Republican gubernatorial candidates Dan Rutherford and Kirk Dillard used social media over the long holiday weekend to preview their running mate choices.
As the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington called for Americans to continue the fight for the unfinished business of Dr. King's dream, a starting point is questioning America's continued quick stance to move on military intervention and its stalled stance on economic equality.
On September 10, 2013, Colorado voters in two state Senate districts will go to the polls for a special election. The central question on the ballot i...
Ask most American workers today if they are feeling confident about the American economy, their employment opportunities, and their chance of retirement these days, and most will answer in the negative.
High unemployment and the growing skilled labor shortage are both symptoms of the same problem in our society -- namely, that we have a desperately skewed and devalued perception of hard work.