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July Job Losses

A Better Job Report But Challenges Remain

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business
Mohamed A. El-Erian

For the improvement in the labor market to continue, America needs to minimize the risk of derailment by three clear and present dangers: the reluctance of Congress to deal with the fiscal cliff, Europe's inability to get ahead of its crisis, and a possible geopolitical shock emanating from Iran.

July Jobs Report: First Impressions (Updated)

Jared Bernstein | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Don't read too much into one month as one month does not a new trend make. July's reversal of the recent downshift in payrolls is very welcomed, but let's sees if it hangs around.

July Job Losses Down Significantly. Republicans Accuse Nation's Employers of Conspiring to Make Obama Look Good

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andy Ostroy

Like other leading economic indicators that have shown consistent improvement this year, the jobs market is nearing a bottom. Do you think Republicans are giving the president any credit for this marked improvement?