Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange with a magazine cover of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photographer: Justin Lane/EPA.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the U.S. economy should continue to recover, and he expects the central bank will continue to provide support to growth until the labor market is fully healed.
Events and policies have conspired to propel the stock market to new heights. Will it keep rising? And, a look at the "fluky" labor report.
Deborah Weston was laid off in July after 27 years. She runs out of unemployment benefits next week. Shot 3/7 by Jane M. Von Bergen.
The State Employment Development Department (EDD) released today the unemployment rate and other jobs data for the month of January 2014.