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With 401k's crashing and 7.6% unemployment (the highest since 1992) no one doubts the need for government intervention, especially in the form of an economic stimulus package.
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As layoffs mount across the country and in all sectors, couples who are co-workers are increasingly vulnerable to losing their families' twin sources of income at once.
Cramer has a few ideas on how to rectify the president’s less-than-stellar first few weeks in office.
Despite a grim jobs report, there could be a silver lining. Hourly wages have risen 3.9% from a year ago.
How do you explain it when jobs plunge and stocks surge? That’s what happened Friday as the January employment report revealed a disastrous 598,000 drop in payrolls.
Stocks rallied Friday as traders shrugged off a huge drop in payrolls and banks soared. The Dow gained more than 200 points, or 2.7 percent. The S&P and Nasdaq gained nearly 3 percent each.
Despite hopes that the latest jobs report would force Congress to pass a stimulus plan, the markets remain pessimistic that anything can be done to fix the economy.
President Barack Obama plans to participate in town hall-style meetings next week in two cities that have struggled amid the crumbling economy.
When you work for yourself, successfully, you have the advantage of flexibility and resourcefulness that the newly unemployed may not share.
The latest employment data shows a loss of 598,000 jobs in January, slightly more than expected, while the unemployment rate shot up to 7.6 percent. CNBC asked economists, executives and political leaders what the deep cuts mean for the economy.
More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. News Corp. became the latest victim of the weakening economy, announcing it is planning on cutting jobs after reporting a quarterly loss on Thursday.
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Stocks opened higher as traders shrugged off a huge drop in payrolls and banks soared.
There are jobs available, but financial types will have to make drastic changes—including going into a different field, accepting less money and possibly moving.
More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. GlaxoSmithKline and Tiffany & Co. on Thursday became the latest victims of the weakening economy, each cutting an undisclosed number of jobs.
Government leaders will need to take a "shock-and-awe" approach towards the economy as indicators show a worsening recession, Mohamed El-Erian, co-CEO of the Pimco bond fund, said Friday.
Futures moved in a 10-point range (up and down 5 points) within minutes of the non-farm payroll reports at 8:30, which reported a loss of 598,000 jobs.
The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 598,000 jobs in January and the unemployment rate climbed to 7.6%. This is the highest unemployment rate since May 1992. The December payroll numbers were revised to a loss of 577,000. Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.