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CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the weekly numbers on unemployment and discusses what it indicates about job creation and the U.S. economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Insight on the latest market action, with Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial and Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus.
Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services has the unemployment and gross domestic product numbers. And, CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Tom Higgins, BNY Mellon's Standish chief economist weigh in on what it indicates about the economic recovery and its impact on the markets.
Drew Matus, UBS, and David Joy, Ameriprise Financial, discuss how and when the Fed will likely begin its tapering process, and its impact on the economy.
Every single economic report beat the Street's expectations this week. Insight on the markets, and the Fed's impact, with Andy Cross, Motley Fool.
The Royal Bank of Scotland said it would cut 1,400 jobs over the next two years as it continues to restructure its operations.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest unemployment, housing and CPI numbers, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Extended unemployment benefits do not keep people from finding a job, a report showed. But whether extensions help or hurt the jobs picture is far from settled.
The number of Britons claiming unemployment benefit fell much more than expected in April, official data showed on Wednesday.
The dollar/yen crossed 100 for the first time since 2009. The WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund shot up to a new high on heavy volume.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on unemployment, and discusses what it indicates about the U.S. economy, with Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel economist.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the data on last month's jobs numbers, and reaction from a panel of experts which include; Benjamin Pace, Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management; Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute; Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago economics professor; Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; and CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.
A preview of Friday's employment data, with Benjamin Pace, Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management; Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute; Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago economics professor; and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on unemployment, productivity and international trade.
Ward McCarthy Jefferies chief economist, takes a look ahead at the likely numbers on employment, and what they indicate about the economic recovery.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reveals the latest numbers on economic growth in the U.S. And Dean Maki, Barclays, discusses what it indicates about the economy and the impact on the markets.
Dean Maki, Barclays chief economist, provides his outlook on economic growth in the first quarter. And, Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore Partners; and Blair Effron, Centerview Partners, weigh in.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest unemployment numbers and discusses what it indicates about the markets and economy, with Maury Harris, UBS chief U.S. economist.
"The quality of earnings is in question right now," said Ashwani Kaul, Kaul Advisory Group, discussing recent results, with Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners; and Greg Ip, The Economist.
Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners; and Greg Ip, The Economist, size up this season's earnings parade, and weigh in on growth prospects for U.S. companies and the economy.