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Unemployment Falls To 7.7 Percent

Updated: 03/09/2013 - Unemployment was down in February, according to new numbers released by the Labor Department Friday.

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Weekly US Unemployment Claims Fall To 340,000

Posted: 03/07/2013 - The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell to a seasonally adjusted 340,000 last week, driving down the four-week average to its lowest level in five years.

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Youth Job Fair Thursday

Updated: 03/07/2013 - The hunt for summer jobs kicks off Thursday with a job fair specifically aimed at teens and college students.

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U.S Home Prices Increasing

Posted: 02/26/2013 - U.S. home prices rose at a healthy pace in December compared with a year ago.

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Vestas Cuts Colorado Manufacturing Work Force

Posted: 02/22/2013 - Wind manufacturer Vestas announced another round of layoffs on Thursday, saying that Congress' last-minute extension of a tax credit for wind energy generation came too late to save jobs.

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Price Of Gas On The Rise

Posted: 02/17/2013 - The average price for a gallon of gasoline across the U.S. is up to $3.67 a gallon. That's an increase of 12 cents in the past week and 42 cents in the past month.

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McDonald's Sales Fall Amid Overseas Weakness

Updated: 02/11/2013 - McDonald's says a key sales figure dropped again in January as the world's biggest hamburger chain struggled with ongoing weakness in Japan and supply chain issues in China.

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January Unemployment Rate 7.9 Percent

Posted: 02/01/2013 - It was mostly good news in January's Labor Department report, which showed a stronger hiring picture over the last two years than previously thought.

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Senate To Clear Debt Limit Increase For Obama

Posted: 01/31/2013 - The Senate is poised to permit the government to borrow hundreds of billions of dollars more to meet its obligations, putting off one Washington showdown even as others loom in coming weeks.

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US Jobless Claims Drop To 5-Year Low Of 330,000

Posted: 01/24/2013 - The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to the lowest level in five years, evidence that employers are cutting fewer jobs and may step up hiring.

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House Tackles Debt Crisis

Posted: 01/23/2013 - House Republicans are moving to try to defuse a potential debt crisis with legislation to prevent an economy-rattling fiscal crisis for at least three months.

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Southwest Offers $40 Early-Boarding Option

Posted: 01/21/2013 - Southwest Airlines (LUV) has added a $40 pay-at-the-gate option for travelers with cheaper tickets who want to be among the first to group to board.

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December Unemployment Rate At 7.8 Percent

Posted: 01/04/2013 - The unemployment rate for December remained relatively stable from November to December, inching up very slightly to 7.8 percent.

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Every Worker To Face Tax Hike In 2013

Posted: 01/03/2013 - If you think only the wealthy will be seeing extra taxes in 2013, think again. All working Americans are gonna see a tax hike.

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