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Teen joblessness may hit record this summer

A record-low one in four U.S. teenagers will land a summer job in the coming months as a result of a still-poor job market and lost federal funding, according to a report issued on Monday. Full story

Your Career: Suit up, job seekers!

When it comes to interview attire, the advice has always been that you dress for the job you want. But today male job seekers may want to stick with a formal business suit, experts say. Full story

Snap Analysis: Fed signals end of QE, more downbeat on economy

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday signaled its $600 billion bond purchase program will end in June, but it offered a slightly more downbeat assessment of the economy and suggested it is in no rush to raise interest rates. Full story

German inflation spikes up to 2.4 percent

An official estimate shows that Germany's annual inflation rate spiked up to 2.4 percent in April, largely due to higher prices for energy and fuel. Full story

Consumers felt more confident in April

U.S. consumer confidence rose in April as inflation expectations eased somewhat and consumers felt better about the short-term outlook. Full story

Your Career: Tough summer job market

The summer job market for teens is a mixed bag this year, according to experts, but the one thing that almost everyone agrees on is that the sooner you start your job search, the better. Full story

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Michigan's regional jobless rates hold steady

East Europe worker influx a boon for Far Right

Germany, Austria to open to East European workers

This time the growth in jobs looks to be real

Employment grew solidly in March

Weekly jobless claims tally down slightly

Gen Y Not Slackers, Just Slow Starters

High jobless rate mostly cyclical: Fed paper

Snap analysis: Fed more upbeat, notes commodity inflation

Landing a job: It's about location and education

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Ten years ago, recent law school graduates would have never imagined that finding a job would be difficult. But a slow economy and a competitive job market have changed the way people are getting hired. NBC’s Kristen Welker takes a look at a group of unlikely interns in L.A.

  Facing a shutdown, will Washington face facts?

Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, talks about fiscal responsibility and the fight to fix the country’s budget.

  Jobs Number Hits Expectations

A solid jobs number met expectations, suggesting that the labor market may have turned a corner, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  Zeroing in on US Jobs

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis discusses positive signs in the labor market. She also shares her view on how to cut federal spending.

  Slack in the Job Market?

Despite a 9% unemployment rate and 15 million Americans out of work, there remains some slack in the job market. CNBC's Bertha Coombs explains why.

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File image of people waiting in line to enter the CUNY Big Apple job fair in New York
File image of people waiting in line to enter the CUNY Big Apple job fair in New York

People wait in line to enter the City University of New York Big Apple job fair in New York, in this file image from April 23, 2010. New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly more than expected last week, offering a ray of hope for the anemic labor market recovery. Initial claims for