Labor Department Reports 200,000 New Jobs Were Added Last Month

Labor Department Reports 200,000 New Jobs Were Added Last Month

In a sign that perhaps the U.S. economy is finally chugging forward like the little engine that could, the Labor Department announced today that 200,000 new jobs were added last month. [More]

Unemployment Rises To 9.2%

Unemployment Rises To 9.2%

Dashing hopes buoyed by preliminary reports on Thursday, the official Labor Department jobs report on Friday said the economy only added 18,000 jobs last month. This brought the unemployment number up to 9.2% from 9.1%. But one man’s gloom is another’s boon… [More]