*Family Dollar rejects Dollar General buyout offer. NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. stocks were set for a slightly higher open on Thursday, after jobless claims data pointed to continued improvement in the labor market and before the start of a meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.» Read More
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets are down this morning following a slew of weak economic data. The euro is sitting near a 2-year low versus the U.S. dollar on growing concerns about Spain.
A look ahead of Friday's jobs report, with Drew Matus, UBS senior U.S. economist and Charles Campbell, MKM Partners executive director.
Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors chief economist, breaks down the numbers on a slew of economic data released today, and weighs in on Fed policy and low Treasury yields.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down this morning's economic data on GDP, jobless claims, and the ADP numbers. Ethan Harris, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research and John Lonski, Moody's Capital Markets Research Group, discuss the impact of weak economic data on the markets, ahead of Friday's jobs report.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on jobs and the economy, with John Silvia, Wells Fargo chief economist, and Curtis Arledge, BNY Mellon vice chairman.
Checking on the U.S. markets ahead of the jobs numbers on Friday, with Todd Schoenberger, BlackBay Group and Anthony Chan, JPMorgan Private Bank.
Markets are parsing every word out of Europe for signs the central banks might be ready to aid the markets. CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses the details of his interview with New York Federal Reserve president William Dudley.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports jobless claims are consistent with trend like job growth, but durable goods data does not suggest robust growth.
Breaking down the latest numbers on durable goods and the weekly jobless claims, with CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Steve Liesman and discussing its impact on the markets, with John Ryding, RDQ Economics chief economist.
Steve Case, AOL co-founder & former CEO and chairman, and Sen. Jerry Moran, (R-KS), discuss bipartisan legislation aimed at jump-starting the economy through the creation and growth of new businesses.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest numbers on jobless claims and its impact on the markets, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services and Jeremy Siegel, University of Pennsylvania professor.
John Lonski, Moody's Capital Markets Research Group, and Michelle Girard, RBS senior economist, provide a preview of the initial claims number out this morning and weigh in on the soft job market and uncertainty in Washington.
Will a foreign invasion help the U.S job picture? Nancy McLernon, Organization for International Investment CEO, discussing whether overseas companies will be the driver in creating new employment opportunities in this country.
Peter Morici, MD Smith School of Business, and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss the "truth about job growth in America."
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market.
Tres Knippa, Kenai Capital Management owner, offers his insight from the CME.
CNBC's Steve Liesman offers insight on unemployment data and which economic indicator best gauges the health of the U.S. economy. Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst, also shares his expectations for LinkedIn ahead of its earnings report this afternoon.
CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at mixed U.S. economic data, European bond auctions and the debt ceiling.
CNBC's Steve Liesman offers insight on the latest employment numbers and what to expect from tomorrow's jobs report.
69% of the 360 S&P 500 companies that have reported earnings beat the Street's estimates. Stephanie Link, The Street and Michael Dara, MKM Partners, discuss earnings and expectations for jobless claims data.