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  • Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura warns about the rising crescent of chaos in the Middle East, and flags the upcoming Iranian elections as a risk event.

  • 175,000 Jobs Added In May     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether the jobs data might trigger Fed tapering, with John Silvia, Wells Fargo Securities, and Phil Orlando, Federated Investors. Jessica Tarlov, Schoen Consulting; Tony Katz, All Patriots Media Network; and Mark Simone, WOR radio talk show host, weigh in.

  • Jobs Report Nerd Nugget     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 2:07 PM ET

    One nerdy nugget out of May's jobs data that will make you look really smart at this weekend's cocktail party, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Stocks Higher on Jobs Data     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    As the market moves higher on May's jobs data, Treasury prices take a hit. Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, and Joe Tanious, JPMorgan Funds, discuss.

  • What today's jobs data means for Fed policy and the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Jobs Number 'Too Good': Pro     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 12:43 PM ET

    Paul Richards of UBS discusses whether today's payroll number is good enough for the Fed to discuss at its next meeting.

  • CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the day's jobs number, which seems to have been just right for the markets. We got lucky, he says, when the S&P hit 1,598 and turned around. You can't dismiss the "buy the dippers," he says.

  • We’re Rich Again! So Why Don’t We Feel It? Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    We're rich again, but part of why we aren't feeling all that wealth has to do with inflation and population growth.

  • Expect Fed Taper Announcement in December: Goldman Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 11:52 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    The expectation from Goldman Sachs is that the Fed will announce its plan to taper asset purchases in December, Jan Hatzius, Goldman's chief economist, told CNBC Friday.

  • Are We in 'Taper Time?' Asks Santelli     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    "The new funds rate is bond purchases,' explains James Bianco, Bianco Research president, talking with CNBC's Rick Santelli about why he doesn't believe the Fed will pull back on its bond-buying program.

  • Santelli Looks North of the Border for Jobs     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 10:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli compares Canada's jobs number to this morning's U.S. nonfarm payroll report.

  • Pro: This Will Determine Gold’s Next Move Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    This pro explains why Friday's close will be so important for gold traders.

  • Cramer: I Don't Care About Tapering Anymore     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he's not worried about the Federal Reserve slowing down its quantitative easing efforts. He's watching another indicator.

  • T.J. Rodgers, Cypress Semiconductor CEO, explains why he think the Obama administration's tax and spend policies are actually prohibiting job growth.

  • Nonfarm Payrolls Up 175,000 in May     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest number on jobs. "It's a flatline number," replies CNBC's Steve Liesman, talking with CNBC's Rick Santelli about the employment results. With Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute; Austan Goolsbee, Booth School of Business, and Greg Ip, The Economist.

  • Greenspan: Fed Should Cut Back QE Now     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 7:33 AM ET

    Former Federal Reserve chief Alan Greenspan says the Federal Reserve needs to reduce its quantitative easing efforts now.

  • Experts Preview Final Countdown to Jobs     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute; Austan Goolsbee, Booth School of Business, and Greg Ip, The Economist, discuss what they are expecting to see from Friday's employment data.

  • In an exclusive CNBC interview, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, shares this thoughts on what worries him about the bond market, and the necessity for the Fed to have a "Plan B."

  • Greenspan: Taper Now, Even If Economy Isn't Ready Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 7:35 AM ET
    Alan Greenspan

    Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC on Friday that the central bank should taper its $85 billion a month bond buying even if the economy is not ready for it.

  • Greenspan: Time to Taper, Now     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 7:33 AM ET

    In a wide-ranging interview, Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve Board chairman, discusses the stock market's likely reaction to the Fed's tapering policies.

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