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  • Robert B. Reich: Drama in Washington has been a dangerous distraction

    First came the drama over the government shutdown. Then the showdown over the debt ceiling. Now another round of negotiations on the budget deficit. Pardon me for asking, but when exactly will Washington begin to deal with the crisis of jobs, wages and...
  • More Americans pessimistic about economy after shutdown, poll shows

    More Americans pessimistic about economy after shutdown, poll shows
    WASHINGTON -- Americans are more pessimistic about the state of the economy after the partial government shutdown and debt limit fight, according to poll results released Tuesday. Just 29% of respondents in a CNN/ORC International survey said economic...
  • Robert B. Reich: The triumph of the Right

    Conservative Republicans have lost their fight over the shutdown and debt ceiling, and they probably won't get major spending cuts in upcoming negotiations over the budget. But they're winning the big one: How the nation understands our biggest...
  • MarksJarvis: Weak jobs report a mixed bag

    MarksJarvis: Weak jobs report a mixed bag
    If you are an investor, you don't have to wait until Halloween to get your fill of candy. The Federal Reserve is going to keep throwing massive quantities of treats at you this month and maybe through next spring without any letup. At least, that's what...
  • Pace of U.S. job growth slows

    Pace of U.S. job growth slows
    WASHINGTON — The job market weakened in September amid a slowdown in key growth engines such as healthcare and leisure — a worrisome sign given that the employment picture probably worsened this month with the partial federal government...
  • Amazon to build huge distribution center in Southeast Baltimore

    Amazon to build huge distribution center in Southeast Baltimore
    Amazon.com will open a 1 million-square-foot distribution center that will employ 1,000 people at the site of the former General Motors plant in Southeast Baltimore, the company announced Tuesday. The company plans to hire locally for jobs packing and...
  • Delayed September jobless report will come out in November

    Delayed September jobless report will come out in November
    Florida's unemployment report for September, which was scheduled to be released last week, will instead come out on November 22, according to the state Department of Economic Opportunity. The report was not ready last week because of the federal...
  • Assembly sets oversight hearing for Nov. 6 over EDD troubles

    Assembly sets oversight hearing for Nov. 6 over EDD troubles
    The state Assembly has set an oversight hearing for Nov. 6 that will look into what went wrong when the state Employment Development Department launched a computer system upgrade that backfired, delaying unemployment checks to thousands of state...
  • Amazon's Baltimore site to receive more than $43M in tax credits

    Amazon's Baltimore site to receive more than $43M in tax credits
    State and city officials said Wednesday that Amazon.com's new warehouse in Southeast Baltimore will receive more than $43 million in tax credits — incentives they say helped lure the large company to Maryland. The company and its landlord, Duke...
  • Initial jobless claims fell last week as government shutdown ended

    Initial jobless claims fell last week as government shutdown ended
    WASHINGTON -- First-time jobless claims dropped last week as fewer federal workers applied for benefits, but the figures remained inflated by the 16-day partial government shutdown. The total number of people filing for initial unemployment benefits...
  • Poof goes the middle class

    Poof goes the middle class
    Imagine a future in which real wages for most workers decline year after year; a future in which middle-class jobs that disappeared in the Great Recession won't be coming back; a future in which young Americans either squeeze into an increasingly...