OTTAWA, May 6- The Canadian labor market stalled in April, leaving the unemployment rate unchanged at 7.1 percent, while job losses in Alberta showed the province was continuing to struggle with the fallout of cheaper oil. Alberta fared the worst, losing 20,800 jobs, including 8,400 in the natural resource sector. Since December, the industry has lost 52,000 jobs,... » Read More
These five data points lead the "Mad Money" host to believe the market is on the up-and-up.
Talking jobs with the maestro, welcoming 'Melo to MSG and cheering the ad dollars. Here's some of what we’re watching—and that you should be watching as well.
Retailers mark up to avoid a mark down, stocks tango with oil, the ramp-up to Jobs Friday, the man behind the world's biggest hedge fund and the rebel with the motorcycle. Here's some of what we’re watching—and which, therefore, you should as well.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says a House Republicans plan to cut $61 billion in federal spending this year would reduce economic growth and cause job losses.
Lawmakers and governors in many states, faced with huge shortfalls in employee pension funds, are turning to a strategy that a lot of private companies adopted years ago, reports the New York Times.
This is a day-by-day look into what Cramer plans to monitor in the days ahead.
The recent spike in crude oil prices will be evident in headline inflation gauges but will have a "very limited effect on core" ones, former Fed vice chairman Don Kohn told CNBC Friday.
For the first time in out five-year old study, states are de-emphasizing their cost of doing business—including taxes and utility rates—while placing more emphasis on quality of life and transportation/infrastructure. So we're adjusting our weightings and point system.
Now that the much-anticipated pullback has arrived, traders are debating how low the skittish stock market can go. But one thing's for sure: It'll have a lot to do with oil.
Discussing optimism among U.S. businesses and the challenges that still remain, with H. Wayne Huizenga, Huizenga Holdings chairman.
By most measures, including key ones such as sales and jobs growth, the great growth engine of the American economy in the past four decades is still in a recovery mode—not an expansionary one., as is the manufacturing sector.
Casting about for innovative job-creation ideas, President Barack Obama is naming one of his critics to an advisory council responsible for finding new ways to promote economic growth and bring jobs to the U.S.
In his new book "WORKAROUNDS THAT WORK: How to Conquer Anything That Stands in Your Way at Work," Russell Bishop writes if you're without a job - maybe it's time to consider a "workaround" - a new way of thinking to remove those mental and physical blocks that prevent you from getting a job - even if what's preventing you from getting a job is...YOU.
You greet the job applicant in the lobby: "Did you have any trouble finding us?" you ask. You're the interviewer, and you've got two questions—this isn't one of them. This is a filler.
"The simplest answer is that during normal times, we would see inflation," says one economist. "What people are missing is these are not normal times."
Velma Hart, who told President Obama last fall she was "exhausted" defending his economic performance, has a new job.
President Obama is proposing to ride to the rescue of states that have borrowed billions of dollars from the federal government to continue paying unemployment benefits during the economic downturn, the New York Times reports.
Surviving on a single salary, after you’ve built a life on two, takes planning, discipline and above all else, a willingness to make tough choices.
In agreeing to buy The Huffington Post for $315 million, AOL is putting what appears to be a significant premium on the ability to attract and build a community of readers, the New York Times reports.
"Equities markets, as far as geopolitical events are concerned, tend to price them in and tend to move on," says one equities strategist. "I do not think the risk is over and done with, but the risk looks smaller today than it did."