Why the November Jobs Report Is Better Than It Looks

Everything in the November jobs numbers Friday was good except for the number that usually gets the most attention. The 210,000 jobs that U.S. employers added last month was far below analyst expecta...

November Jobs Report Shows Workers Remain Optimistic

For many economists, the American labor market remains a puzzle. The November jobs report, released on Friday by the Labor Department, shows that the unemployment rate edged down to 4.2 percent and i...

How Softies Seized the Fed

Who should lead the Federal Reserve? President Biden faced a difficult choice. Should he reappoint Jay Powell, a monetary dove who believes that the current inflation spike is probably temporary but ...

Why Workers Are Quitting

Life is full of surprises. But there are surprises, and then there are surprises. What I mean is that most of the time, when something you weren’t anticipating happens, you quickly realize that it’s ...

Their Jobs Made Them Get Vaccinated. They Refused.

Itzia Jimenez, 33, gym cleaner This summer, Mr. de Blasio introduced vaccine mandates for certain activities, including indoor dining and gyms. Itzia Jimenez, who refused to get vaccinated because sh...

Mike Bloomberg: New York City Can Recover

The next administration may face similar demands for subsidies from companies that threaten to leave the city. But there are better ways to retain and create jobs than giveaways, especially by invest...