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Jobs Report

The Takeaway

A Modern Guide to Money

Monday, October 15, 2012

For those of us lucky enough to be employed and making money, there seems to be no good place for us for us to invest that money. Is the solution to put it back in our wallet?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

July Jobs and the Fed

Friday, August 03, 2012

Fed chairman Ben Bernanke is stuck between the economic hawks, who are worried about high inflation, and doves, who want to spur employment. Peter Coy, economics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses this morning's jobs report and whether it will spur the Fed into further action.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Breaking Down Today's Jobs Report

Friday, July 06, 2012

Quincy Krosby, Prudential financial market strategist and former U.S. representative at the I.M.F., discusses today's jobs report, the U.S. economy, and what it means for the 2012 election. And read our show prep - the jobs numbers we're trying to make sense of this morning.

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WNYC News

Region Adds Jobs in May

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Last month's national employment report was a disappointment, but locally, the jobs picture is considerably better.

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WNYC News

Hiring Surges in NYC, But Lags Regionally

Thursday, May 17, 2012

New York City added an "eye-popping" number of jobs last month, according an analysis of monthly employment data.

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WNYC News

States Release New Jobs Figures

Thursday, April 19, 2012

New York State’s economy added 21,500 private sector jobs in March 2012, the State Labor Department reported Thursday. But in a sign that the economic recovery may be flagging in the region, New Jersey reported losing 9,000 jobs last month.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

February Jobs Report

Friday, March 09, 2012

Peter Coy, economics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses this morning's jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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The Takeaway

120,000 Jobs Added in November, Unemployment Drops Below 9 Percent

Friday, December 02, 2011

Since President Obama introduced the American Jobs Act in September of this year, he has spoken publicly about it more than 50 times. The jobs report for November comes out this morning and the consensus call is that 125,000 new jobs were created this month. Charlie Herman, economics editor for The Takeaway and WNYC, speaks about the latest jobs numbers as well as specific economic and educational reforms that are trying — with mixed success — to remedy the situation.

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It's A Free Country ®

Mayday! The Grim Jobs Report Explained

Friday, June 03, 2011

Economists call it a coordination failure, and I think that's what we're seeing now. Because employment is so weak, people don't want to spend. Because people don't want to spend, companies don't want to produce and hire. It perpetuates itself and we need to get out of it somehow.

Peter Coy,  economics editor for Bloomberg Businessweek, on The Brian Lehrer Show

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