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Jobs & Economy

Released: Monday, September 16, 2013

The five biggest U.S. banks hold 52 percent of the market, triple what they held in 1970. Small banks are disappearing.

Released: Monday, September 2, 2013

Immigrants are recovering from the recession and finding jobs faster than workers born in the United States.

Released: Thursday, August 8, 2013

Home ownership in the U.S. is at a 15-year low, down to 65.4% from its peak at the height of the housing market.

Released: Sunday, July 28, 2013

There are stark differences in unemployment figures for different racial and ethnic groups. Who fares best?

Released: Sunday, June 16, 2013

U.S. unemployment is considered high at 7.5 percent. But it’s better than the European Union, where jobless rates are at 11 percent.

Released: Sunday, April 28, 2013

Many of the fastest growing jobs for the coming decade don’t require a college degree or even a high school diploma.

Released: Thursday, March 28, 2013

Ten Washington programs that mostly benefit poor Americans cost $588 billion in 2012, or one-sixth of all federal spending.