WASHINGTON— National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for March, 10 a.m. Eastern time. WASHINGTON— Standard& Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for February, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for April, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates.» Read More
After a tough 2011, the global IPO market is back on track, with U.S. issuance hitting a 5-year high in the first quarter of 2012. Brad Cleveland, Proto Labs president & CEO, and John Taylor, Stanford University economics professor.
U.S. equities are just 90 minutes away from reacting to Friday's jobs number, with Constance Hunter, AXA Investment Managers; Lawrence Glazer, Mayflower Advisors; and John Taylor, Stanford University.
John Taylor, Stanford University, says investors should trust in the power of the markets. "The message that government has to do more, is the wrong message," he tells CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Bob Doll, BlackRock, says Friday's jobs number indicates the U.S. economy is "not having some kind of spectacular success." John Taylor, Stanford University, also weighs in.
Paul Schatz, Heritage Capital, says the markets are making "way too much" of one employment number.
Edward Yardeni, Yardeni Research president, looks at today's jobs number and mentions that what really surprises him is consumer confidence and the strength of retail stocks. He pays more attention to revisions in the jobs number, he says. With Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Asset Management, Institutional; CNBC's Joe Kernen, Steve Liesman and Becky Quick; and Andrew Ross Sorkin, The NY Times.
How today's disappointing jobs number will impact election-year politics in Washington, D.C., with Rep. Peter Roskam (R) Illinois, and Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D) Illinois.
How the jobs number plays out politically, and what's likely to happen over the next few months, with Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago, and Andrew Ross Sorkin, The NY Times.
Former Senator James Talent (R), economic advisor to Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, discusses his disappointment with the jobs number and what Romney would do to fix the economy.
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.
A final prediction about where the jobs number is likely to come in, with 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 and Rick Santelli.
Where the March jobs number is likely to come in, 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 and Rick Santelli.
Discussing what to watch ahead of the jobs report, with Brian Peery, Hennessey Funds and David Malpass, Encima Global.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on retail stocks reacting positively to an early spring.
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.
The Dow is now on track for its sixth weekly drop. So is the slump here to stay? Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, weighs in.
The indices are poised to open down a day after posting worst losses in a month, with the Squawk on the Street team.
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.