JOBS REPORT: The Labor Department said the economy lost 95,000 jobs in September.
JOB LOSSES: A wave of government layoffs in September outpaced weak hiring in the private sector, pushing down the nation's payrolls by a net total of 95,000 jobs.
WASHINGTON - There's no relief from the jobs crisis - for everyday Americans or lawmakers facing the midterm elections.
NEW YORK - The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 11,000 for the first time in five months Friday as hopes built that the Federal Reserve will take more action to get the economy going again.
The economy shed a net total of 95,000 jobs last month, as weak hiring by private employers wasn't enough to offset widespread government layoffs.
- Treasury rates falling on gloomy jobs report
- Stocks rise on hopes of Fed move, Dow breaches 11k
- Dollar slows retreat after soft US jobs data
- Dow strikes 11,000 as world markets recover
- Obama stays on message on private sector hiring
- Stocks rise on hopes of Fed move, Dow touches 11k
- Stocks waver on expectations of Fed move
- Stocks edge higher on expectations of Fed move
- Weak US jobs data keeps stocks in retreat
- Stock futures dip after jobs report
- Stock futures off lows after jobs report
- Economy loses 95K jobs due to government layoffs
- Stock futures slip ahead of monthly jobs report
- Stock markets down ahead of US jobs data
- Oil falls below $81 as markets await jobs report
- President to talk jobs, small business
- World stocks mostly down ahead of US jobs report
- Asian stocks mostly down ahead of US jobs report
- Oil sits below $82 as markets await US jobs report
- Economy likely creating some jobs, but not enough
- Asian shares retreat as strong yen batters Japan
- GM, UAW reach wage-cutting deal at small-car plant
- Summary Box: Yield on 2-year note sets new lows
- Congressional estimate: $1.3T deficit for 2010
- Treasurys sit tight ahead of unemployment report
- Stocks dip ahead of jobs news, pull back from 11K
- Unemployment claims drop, while job openings rise
- World stocks volatile as eyes turn to US jobs data
- Job openings increase for second straight month
- Stocks mixed after positive job news; Dow near 11K
- Stocks climb on positive job news; Dow near 11K
- Stock futures inch up after drop in jobless claims
- Unemployment claims drop for 4th time in 5 weeks
- Traders avoid big moves before earnings, jobs data
- World markets flat but dollar slide continues