Most of the rise in the suicide rate in North America and Europe during the economic downturn of 2007 to 2009 occurred among men middle-aged and older.
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June 11, 2014 Scientists can't prove a causal link, but the disturbing correlation in the data deserves a closer look, researchers say. Some countries seemed more resilient than others.
June 6, 2014 With today's monthly jobs report meeting predictions, the U.S. has surpassed the number of jobs before 2008. But the recovery has been slow and long, economists say.
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April 9, 2014 The number of "stay at home" moms in the U.S. has been on the decline for decades. But a newly released Pew Research Center survey shows a 6 percent increase from 1999 to 2012.
Job seekers have their resumes reviewed at a job fair expo in Anaheim, Calif., in June 2012.
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January 8, 2014 The payroll processing firm ADP says in its latest report that December saw 238,000 jobs added, the strongest monthly gains of last year.
May 4, 2012 More than 12 million Americans are unemployed. But that doesn't include another 10 million who are part-time workers and want a full-time job or people who want a job but aren't looking.
Sept. 15, 2008, in London: The news of Lehman's bankruptcy hits.
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April 27, 2012 Critics say the compensation packages underscore how dangerously out of touch Wall Street was in the years leading up to the financial crisis and Great Recession.
January 27, 2011 The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission's report on the 2008 meltdown is now online and it does indeed conclude that the mess was avoidable and that those who should have known better failed at their jobs.
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