Posts Tagged ‘unemployment’

Steady Gains in Retail Sales Hint at Broader Growth

Photo: Scott Merrill

By Covering Business   October 19, 2012

Retail sales are up about 5% over last year. Here’s what it means for the economy.

Long-Term Unemployment Leads to Poverty

Photo: Dan Moyle

By Covering Business   March 14, 2012

The government tracks the fate of people who exhaust their unemployment insurance.

How to Lower the Unemployment Rate

Photo: Eric Skiff

By Covering Business   

The Congressional Budget Office tries to determine the most cost-effective strategies.

Data Points: Labor


By Covering Business   February 20, 2012

Links to critical resources for covering the labor market.

Amid Signs of Growth, Concern Over 2012

By Covering Business   December 15, 2011

The economy is showing hints of life, but economists have not ruled out another recession.