Jobs report

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the morning of July 3, 2014 in New York City. The Dow Jones passed 17,000 for the first time today, as economy continues to recover.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Dow Jones Hits 17,000 For First Time After Strong Jobs Report

There was a major milestone on Wall Street Thursday as stocks set new records.

07/03/2014

President Barack Obama

Discouraging Jobs Report Puts President Obama On Defensive, Romney On Offensive

The retail and transportation industries, plus the government, all cut jobs last month. Manufacturing jobs were up and so were jobs in health care and financial services.

07/06/2012