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Eyes focused on US as jobs figures are due to be announced

7 February 2014 Last updated at 11:38 GMT

It is hoped that January's US jobs figures will show a significant improvement on the previous month.

The number of jobs created in December was the lowest for three years.

Economic forecasters are expecting better figures, but Americans are also worried about their pay.

Michelle Fleury meets one subway worker struggling to make ends meet.

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