Happy Jobs Friday, where we're always ready for an upside surprise.
Rest in peace, Nelson Mandela, a great capitalist. (Moneyweb)
Speaking of jobs, life is about to get tougher for the long-term unemployed. (Las Vegas Sun)
And it's even tougher in Spain, where 20,000 people recently applied for 400 Ikea jobs. (NPR)
Fast-food workers aren't doing much better. But would a $15-an-hour wage really help? (Forbes)
—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him on Twitter @JeffCoxCNBCcom.
Billionaire investor Paul Singer also warns of a scenario of "real class warfare."
While Fed chair Janet Yellen may win monetary policy battles within the Fed, she still risks losing the economic war.
JPMorgan found the perfect suitor for a big book of loans it wanted to get rid of: Bain Capital.
Another prominent market bull has joined the growing ranks of Wall Street strategists who think a correction is not far away.
CNBC's Patti Domm and Jeff Cox discuss the jobs report and the current dilemma of long-term unemployment.
CNBC's Patti Domm and Jeff Cox discuss the recent GDP numbers and what factors have been affecting it.
Investors give and investors take away, and nowhere has that been more true lately than in value stocks.