The U.S. economy added 192,000 jobs in March, according to data released this morning. The unemployment rate refused to budge, though, holding steady at 6.7 percent.
More than three months have passed since the long-term unemployed saw their federal jobless benefits cut off abruptly. One Michigan woman is looking for work while watching for congressional action.
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The secretary of state says both Israel and the Palestinians need to "spend some time thinking about making some very difficult decisions."
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The Google owned company discovered users could unintentionally disable the device by waving their hands in front of the detector.
U.S. President Barack Obama walks with an employee in Fred's Pro Hardware, June 3, 2011 in Toledo, Ohio.
Employers hired 192,000 people in March. That's a strong showing, but not quite as high as economists had expected. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.7 percent.
Christopher Low, chief economist at FTN Financial, joined us to discuss.
Also, it appears the jobs market is improving, slowly but surely. But are things really getting better on the ground? We put that question to Ron Martinez, who owns a sports bar in Los Angeles and says he's been hiring.
Meanwhile, take-out is the theme of the day on Wall Street. GrubHub starts trading on the New York Stock Exchange today. In addition to operating its own food delivery app, GrubHub owns online food delivery site, Seamless. Grubhub shares are priced at $26 a piece -- valuing the company at about $2 billion. Why is Grubhub such an attractive investment? Marketplace's Jeff Tyler takes a look.Marketplace Morning Report for Friday April 4, 2014by Stacey Vanek SmithPodcast Title: PODCAST: March jobs reportSyndication: All in onePMPApp Respond: No