Americans' confidence in the economy fell only slightly in July but stayed close to a 5 ½-year high, a sign that consumers should continue to help drive growth in the coming months.Full story
Is the job market and economy strong enough to scale back bond purchases? Greg Ip, CNBC contributor; David Jones, DMJ Advisors; and Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors discuss today's release of the fed minutes.
Employers added 195,000 jobs in June and more in April and May than previously thought, bringing the total to 1.2 million through June. The bulk of the gains were seen in industries such as retail, restaurants and hotels, however, and there was also a jump in the number of part-time workers.The spik
A former drug addict produces bags from used materials at "Gabarage", a company helping with re-integration into the job market, in Vienna June 14, 2013. The political commitment to fight unemployment, a solid export-based economy and a long tradition of cooperation between labour and employers help
Our cartoonists weigh in on the tough time many are still having finding and keeping work.