Labour economics

US job openings dipped in August from July

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers advertised slightly fewer jobs in August while they filled the most positions in three months, a mixed signal for the job market. The Labor Department says job openings dropped by […]


'Pink slip stigma' proven true with research (audio)

Call it “pink slip stigma.” When you don’t have a job, it’s harder to convince a new employer to give you one. And we all know the longer you’re out of the game, the harder […]


Bernanke: No specific target for bond purchases

WASHINGTON (AP) – Chairman Ben Bernanke says the Federal Reserve does not have a specific economic target for its new stimulus program and will keep buying bonds until it sees more jobs, lower unemployment and […]




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