Tag Archives: Unemployment

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Could the Unemployed Cause Political Turmoil?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the July jobs report, the numbers of Americans unemployed or underemployed and if long-term unemployment could lead to political instability.

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Stronger Jobs Report Than Expected but Some States Still Hurting

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the June unemployment report, states that still haven't rebounded and what this report means for The Fed.

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European Bank Goes Negative on Key Interest Rates

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the jobs report from Friday, the ECB's decision to institute negative interest rates and what that policy will mean for Europe.

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Employment Up but Participation Rate Plummets

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the surprising April jobs report, the terrible labor force participation rate and Obamacare's contribution to Q1 GDP.

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A Growing Skills Gap is Hurting the Unemployed

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss how automation is hurting the US job market, why a prominent skills gap is a serious problem for many job seekers and the perils of the long-term unemployed.

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Are We Headed for Another Recession?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the March jobs report, our stagnant employment picture and if a recession is just around the corner.

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Steve Moore on Jobs, Tax Reform and the Economy

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Steve Moore to discuss the stagnant jobs market, the need for tax reform in Washington and get his long term outlook for the US economy.

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Jobs, a Big Default in China and the Demon Barber of Fleet Street

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the February jobs report, a momentous default in China and Sweeney Todd.

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The Economist Who Predicted Obamacare’s Hit to Jobs

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Janet Yellen's first trip to Capitol Hill as head of the Fed, the economist who predicted CBO's Obamacare job loss numbers and if we are doomed to become Europe.

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Another Weak Jobs Report and the Corruption in Sochi

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the January jobs report, the astonishingly high teen unemployment rate, the massive corruption in Sochi.

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Heading into Speech, Obama’s Approval Numbers Look Dismal

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss Obama's approval rating, how Obamacare's rollout has hurt him and what to expect in tomorrow's State of the Union speech.

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Does Cutting Unemployment Benefits Help or Hurt the Job Market?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the coming debt ceiling battle, if the routine nature of these raises will continue and how changing unemployment benefits in North Carolina impacted their unemployment rate.