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Friday, May 08, 2015 2:51 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The worst fears about the economy were not confirmed by the Labor Department’s April jobs report. After a horrible-looking report last month, the economy appears to be growing again. We will not call it a Goldilocks employment report, but the Big Bad Wolf isn’t knocking at the door either. The numbers The unemployment rate dropped

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

What might this week’s employment report say about the job market and the overall economy?

Monday, May 04, 2015 8:30 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

In this podcast: Why job satisfaction is rising, and whether teens will find summer jobs.

Monday, May 04, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The economy’s performance has been somewhat embarrassing lately. Will this week’s jobs report change that?

Monday, April 06, 2015 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

This week may bring new clues on when the Fed may step up to the rate plate.

Friday, April 03, 2015 12:38 pm
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

Unlike an Easter basket, the government’s employment report for March has come an unwelcome surprise.

Friday, April 03, 2015 8:30 am
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez isn’t downbeat about the disappointing March employment reading.

Friday, March 06, 2015 4:36 pm
By Doug Whiteman · Bankrate.com

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez discusses the February jobs report. Why isn’t he completely satisfied?

Friday, March 06, 2015 11:35 am
By Mark Hamrick · Bankrate.com

The February employment report wasn’t as frosty as many had expected.

Friday, March 06, 2015 10:04 am
By Holden Lewis · Bankrate.com

With the economy growing by 295,000 jobs in February, it looks like rising mortgage rates are here to stay.

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