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Everybody's Quitting Their Jobs Now

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business

Quit your job, help the economy. More than 2.7 million Americans, or 2 percent of all workers, quit their jobs in September, the Bureau of Labor St...

An Encouraging Sign For The Economy

AP | By JOSH BOAK | Posted 10.12.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers in June advertised the most monthly job openings in more than 13 years. Employers posted 4.67 millio...

Hoorays for New Fed Chair Yellen

Harlan Green | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen's congressional testimony proved that she is more than qualified to steer the US economy back to health. She is the economists' economist, in a word, willing to explain the most basic economic truths in her first marathon session (seven hours) before the House Financial Services Committee.

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...

Uh-Oh: U.S. Employers Pull Back On Job Openings

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Employers in April posted the fewest job openings in five months, suggesting hiring will remain sluggish in the months ahead. The ...

11 Reasons Why the Unemployment Crisis Is Even Worse Than You Think

Michael Thornton | Posted 11.18.2011 | Business
Michael Thornton

This American jobs disaster will not vanish if neglected, but what will vanish are the hopes, dreams and financial well-being of millions of hard-working Americans.

No 'Double-Dip,' In Spite of Republican Efforts

Harlan Green | Posted 10.14.2011 | Business
Harlan Green

There will be no double-dip recession, in spite of the wild rumors and S&P downgrade of U.S. debt to AA-plus. So what are the markets worried about?