The stock market overall is up about 9 percent so far this year — in large part because corporate profits are doing well. But the unemployment rate is a bit higher than at the beginning of the year. Steve Inskeep speaks with David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal, about the disconnect between soaring corporate profits, and stagnant hiring and wage growth.
Firms Are Doing Well, So Why Aren't They Hiring?
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