The number of one-man and one-woman businesses in the U.S. has grown 28% over the past decade, and it shows no signs of slowing. That's good news and bad news. Here's why:
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits dropped more than expected last week, a possible sign that hiring could pick up in July.
Chairman Ben Bernanke says the Federal Reserve's timetable for reducing its bond purchases isn't on a "preset course" -- but based on how the economy performs.
Bill Pulte, whose family built PulteGroup into the top U.S. homebuilder, says the way to revive Detroit is to raze half of it and consolidate.
Despite arguments to the contrary, giving unemployed Americans extended jobless benefits of up to 99 weeks didn't prevent them from taking jobs, according a new report.
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Stocks are rising in early trading on Wall Street Thursday following encouraging news about the job market and higher profits from CBS, Facebook and other companies.
Private employers added 119,000 jobs in April, well below economists' expectations in the latest piece of data to suggest the economy is encountering a soft patch.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, offering reassurance that the bottom isn't falling out of the labor market.
As Congress weighs new immigration legislation, India's outsourcing companies' long-held fears of a backlash are being realized in its crucial U.S. market.
A senior Transportation Security Administration official says so far, so good for airport travelers wary of the effects of automatic spending cuts that took effect March 1.
Factory activity in the Mid-Atlantic region cooled in April and more Americans filed new claims for unemployment benefits last week, furthering signs of economic slowing.
A strengthening housing recovery and robust auto sales contributed to moderate growth across the U.S. in late February and March, according to a Federal Reserve survey.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week.
As desperate as unemployed Americans are to find work, there are still some jobs that many would never consider applying for because they are seen as unappealing.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to its highest level in four months, suggesting the labor market recovery lost some steam in March.
U.S. service companies expanded in March at a slower pace, dragged down by less growth in new orders and weaker hiring, a new survey shows.
U.S. private employers added 158,000 jobs in March, falling short of analyst expectations, a report by ADP showed Wednesday.
The Federal Reserve said it plans to keep its benchmark rate near zero as long as unemployment exceeds 6.5 percent -- a level expected into 2015.
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday is expected to maintain its resolve to keep borrowing costs at record lows despite growing signs that the economy is strengthening.
Years of newsroom cutbacks have had a demonstrable impact on the quality of digital, newspaper and television news and in how consumers view that work, a new study finds.
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Even as it faces budget cuts and forced employee furloughs, the Pentagon spends nearly a $1 billion a year on jobless benefits for veterans who left the military voluntarily.