Brazil's unemployment rate rose to 11.3 percent in the second quarter, hitting a four-year high as Latin America's largest economy struggles with a crippling recession. » Read More
Oscar Goodman is winding down his tenure as perhaps the most famous mayor in Las Vegas' history. He hopes to go out on a high note, even as the state reports the city's unemployment rate has reached a record high of 15 percent.
Washington State governor Christine Gregoire says her state and others are struggling—running out of money and dealing with major budget shortfalls.
Bert Sperling of Best Places.net crunched the numbers to find the 10 best cities to relocate to today. Check out the list!
Maine’s economy has always been reliant on its wealth of natural resources, and one in particular: water, first as a hub for shipbuilding and dam-powered factories, and now as a site for renewable energy.
Governor Brian Schweitzer is a farmer, rancher and soil scientist first. Businessman and politician second. Schweitzer runs his government like a ranch: with careful planning and ample saving.
More than 60 percent of all Fortune 500 companies, and 50 percent of all American corporations, are incorporated in Delaware, said the state’s Governor Jack Markell.
Yesterday’s initial jobless claims number came to 452K, slightly below analyst expectations of 455K. This is good news. On the other hand, the prior week’s 462K initial release was revised higher to 475K. This is bad news.
To get a sense of the jobs that push the limit for fright, CareerCast.com, a national job portal, identified the 10 scariest jobs of 2010. Here's the list!
The American dream appears increasingly elusive to the average citizen, with the CNBC All-America Economic Survey finding continued high levels of pessimism in the nation’s outlook for incomes, home values and the future of the economy.
Today, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said he will cut debt interest costs by more than 5 billion pounds by 2015...The central question for the United States is this: can we follow the example of our British cousins?
If you want to increase your chances of landing a six-figure job, it helps to know which ones have the most positions available.
The UK is bracing itself for the big squeeze. On Wednesday we will find out just where the axe will fall as the government tries to get its fiscal house in order.
The United States has exhibited emerging-market growth this year in advertising, Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP Group, the world’s largest advertising agency told CNBC Friday.
The US government should stimulate investment in order to ensure solid and sustainable economic growth, not cut taxes, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz told CNBC Wednesday.
From the looks of the latest economic forecast by the National Association for Business Economics, 2011 isn't looking so good. And that could send the S&P higher, to 1172!
Precisely because of the obvious failure of the Obama stimulus-spending program to adequately create jobs, the Federal Reserve is moving toward re-priming the pump. It’s the addition of yet another bad policy of dollar destruction to the first mistake of massive spending.
The pressure on managers to "do more with less" seems to be translating into actual shifts in hiring policies and practices. This not only has a negative effect on those seeking jobs, but also on companies that are finding it more difficult to fill the open jobs they already have.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate and United Nations diplomat Martti Ahtisaari was hoping that this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner would be a woman, maybe even his friend Mary Robinson, the former Irish president.
If you think your old employer can't say anything bad about you when someone calls for a reference - think again.