Fiat Chrysler adding 1,000 jobs to build new Jeep models

Fiat Chrysler is investing $1 billion to upgrade two Midwest auto plants, creating 1,000 jobs. The investment is part of the company’s plans to increase production of Jeep SUVs and cut back on U.S. production of small cars. As car buyers shift to more SUVs and crossovers, smaller cars have not been selling as well. […]

100,000 oil jobs could be coming back

Good news laid-off oil workers: U.S. energy companies could soon face a serious worker shortage. Goldman Sachs believes the American oil industry is about to stage a big comeback from the painful downturn and big job losses caused by oversupply. As more oil fields come on line and America’s oil boom gets back on track, […]

Boeing to create 2,000 new jobs in the U.K.

Boeing is not afraid of Brexit. The world’s largest aerospace company said it will create 2,000 new jobs and expand its research operation in the U.K., as part of a new deal with the British government. In return, the government agreed to buy nine new Boeing P8 maritime patrol aircraft and help the company build […]

Investors rejoice after strong jobs report … for now

Is it okay to exhale? It looks like the awful May jobs report could be an aberration. Investors were breathing a big sigh of relief after the government reported that 287,000 jobs were added in June. Stocks surged on the news, putting the Dow and S&P 500 within spitting distance of all-time highs they last […]

Big rebound: 287,000 jobs added in June

Phew. American businesses are hiring again. The U.S. added 287,000 new jobs in June, according to the Labor Department report released Friday. It’s a massive rebound from May when the U.S. added a mere 11,000 jobs. Unemployment rose slightly in June to 4.9% (up from 4.7% in May). That’s actually a good sign because it […]

College grads are getting nearly all the jobs

Got a college degree? Then it’s much more likely that you could land a job in the economic recovery. Of the 11.6 million jobs created after the Great Recession, 8.4 million went to those with at least a bachelor’s degree, according to a new report from the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown […]

The truth about trade, American jobs and Donald Trump

Donald Trump once again trashed NAFTA and U.S. trade policies that he said have cost millions of Americans their jobs. He promised to revive the country’s manufacturing sector by limiting U.S. involvement in global trade and putting “America first,” instead. CNNMoney looks at trade’s impact on American jobs and Americans’ lives: 1. What’s happened to […]

Moody’s: Trump’s plans would cost 3.5 million jobs

Electing Donald Trump president would be terrible for the economy, according to a new report from Moody’s Analytics. The super rich would get richer and everyone else would be worse off, Moody’s concludes. Just how bad would it get? The downturn under a President Trump would last longer than the Great Recession. About 3.5 million […]

Why Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will ‘destroy jobs

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are fighting to convince voters that they are the candidate that will create the most “good-paying jobs.” Trump has staked his presidential campaign on bringing jobs — especially manufacturing jobs — back from China, Mexico and other places overseas. It’s not going to happen, say business leaders and experts across […]

Opinion: Needing a license to work in so many jobs is hurting the economy

In the early 1950s, less than 5% of workers were required to obtain a government license to enter certain occupations. Today, it’s more like 25%. That 5-fold rise is due mostly to an increase in the number of professions that require a license. Like most economic policies, occupational licensing has benefits and costs. To be […]

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