11/04/2011 - The jobs report for October came in today. It brought news of slow improvement, but also continued worries that the stubbornly high unemployment picture isn't changing fast enough.
More Americans were working last month, although not as many as economists expected. In all, it amounted to modest improvement, as a congressional committee heard today from Keith Hall of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Watch the video Stubbornly High Jobless Rate Offers Little Hope to Unemployed or read the transcript on the PBS NewsHour Web site.