Since January, jobless workers have been limited to 13 weeks of benefits as a result of a measure that links the duration to Missouri's statewide unemployment rate, providing less aid when fewer people are searching for work. The result is that Missouri's jobless benefits will return to a maximum of 20 weeks, which is still shorter than the longtime national... » Read More
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Youth unemployment in Egypt and Tunisia was a ticking "time bomb", IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn told CNBC Tuesday, adding that he had warned of such a situation developing back in the summer.
The Obama administration is hoping that the US economy will grow 4 percent this year, leading to a fall in unemployment , Gene Sperling, director of the National Economic Council, told CNBC Monday.
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Monster CEO is responding to a report by CNBC that some companies are frequently using social networking sites to recruit and hire workers, which poses a potential threat to Monster's business.
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Egypt's benchmark index recorded its biggest drop in over two years Thursday, plummeting more than 10 percent as anti-government protests rattled investor confidence and left Hosni Mubarak's regime facing its most serious challenge in years.
As snow blankets the Northeast, the "Fast Money" traders consider whether the cold is throwing off economic figures.
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, CNBC held a keynote session asking if the rise of the East is assured and what that will mean for the jobs market in America and Europe.
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President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday night highlighted the need for common or shared sacrifice. One of the ways American workers may be asked to share in on there sacrifices is perhaps to cut back on some of there benefits.
A focus by countries on developing a skilled workforce through improvements in education is necessary, according to participants in a CNBC debate at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Walt Disney has laid off a significant portion of its gaming studio employees, the company confirmed Tuesday.
Faced with yawning budget gaps and high unemployment, California, Michigan, New York and several other states are attacking both problems with a surprising strategy: helping ex-convicts find jobs to keep them from ending up back in prison. The New York Times reports.
Policy makers are working behind the scenes to come up with a way to let states declare bankruptcy and get out from under crushing debts, including the pensions they have promised to retired public workers, the New York Times reports.
Going through one of the worst economic sagas in US history has thrown the country into two types of depressed states: a financial one and a psychological one.
President Obama, strengthened by his adjustment to GOP gains and his response to the Tucson shootings, saw his approval rating rebound to 53% from 45%, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
Job growth has been very slow in the recovery, and Congress has passed much legislation allegedly to encourage hiring. Yet the White House is now talking about raising the minimum wage to $9.