The surprisingly smaller rise reported by the Labor Department on Friday did little to temper expectations that the Federal Reserve is set to raise interest rates later this year. This is precisely how the Fed will interpret this report, even if the numbers here are atrocious, "said Eric Green, chief economist at TD Securities in New York. The Employment Cost...» Read More
The non-farm payroll number for March is up only 120,000 vs. 240,000 (revised) in February, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson. The number is far below expectations of 203,000, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Asset Management, Institutional; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago; and CNBC's Steve Liesman, Joe Kernen and Rick Santelli. Private sector jobs were up 121,000 vs. 233,000 in February. The unemployment rate was 8.2 percent in March vs. 8.3 percent in February. And the average workweek in March was 34.5 hours in March vs. 34.6 hours in February.
Constellation Brands beat Wall Street's expectations when it reported Q4 results this morning. Timothy Ramey, D.A. Davidson & Co., weighs in.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at JCPenney's big turnaround plan.
CNBC's Rick Santelli says Canadian jobs data reported the fourth best number in thirty years at 82,300 and makes an exciting announcement for his "Nat. Gas Challenge" this upcoming Monday.
Insight on the upcoming trading session after yesterday's stock market plunge, with Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman; James Steel, HSBC; and Scott Nations, NationsShares. "Investors wanted the Fed to solve every problem," says Nations.
During a live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box, Sears Holdings Chairman Eddie Lampert talks about how both traditional retailers and media companies need to adapt to fight back against online competitors.
John Krafcik, Hyundai Motor America president & CEO, unveils the new 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports that the private sector added 209,000 jobs in March. Joel Parkken, chairman of Macroeconomic Advisers, weighs in on the numbers.
Former Merrill Lynch co-president Ahmass Fakahany is applying what he learned on Wall Street to his swiftly growing restaurant empire.
Auto industry executives are streaming into New York this week for the auto show. Mike Jackson, chairman & CEO of AutoNation, offers insight.
Burger King is spending about $750 million over the next 12 months to introduce 10 new items across the country. R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar restaurant analyst and Nick Setyan, Wedbush Securities senior equity analyst, weigh in on how to play the fast food space.
Most museum collections depend on the kindness of benefactors who donate only paintings they own or like. At a few lucky institutions, donors have established funds dedicated to new, and important, acquisitions.
Trevor Neilson, president of Global Philanthropy Group, argues that putting a face to big donations inspires others and raises the profile of charitable giving.
Bob Doll, BlackRock chief equity strategist, and Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock fixed income chief investment strategist, discuss BlackRock's quarterly asset allocation report. "I would be overweight emerging markets and overweight the U.S.," says Doll.
The Mega Millions Jackpot now stands at $640M and Richard Lustig, a 7-time lottery winner, discusses what to do if you win.
Sharing perspective on tonight's lottery drawing for $640M and whether investors should safeguard their money in dividend stocks or companies who are buying back shares, with Randy Bateman, Huntington Funds CIO and Barry James, James Advantage Funds president.
Residential real estate in Texas and other central states is a well-oiled machine. Literally — energy production in the central U.S. has helped bolster the region’s economies, and that has translated to the local housing markets.
In cities like Denver, Salt Lake City and Albuquerque, inventory is down, traffic is up and prices are stabilizing.
Sales are up, inventory down, but prices are generally still weak. If you're looking for a success story, however, try Grand Rapids, Mich., Cedar Falls , Iowa and Green Bay, Wis.
Thanks to high gasoline prices, today's home buyers want to be close in. D.C., with so many thriving suburbs and an expansive Metro system, offers ample opportunity.