Taper Tantrum! Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke stated again that if economic conditions continue to improve, the Fed will begin tapering its bond purchases by year end.» Read More
Chad Moutray, National Association of Manufacturers chief economist, explains how an unfavorable export climate is impeding the creation of manufacturing jobs.
This pro reveals the key levels for trading gold today.
This pro explains why Friday's close will be so important for gold traders.
Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, explains how he predetermined today's jobs number and what it indicates about the nation's employment picture and economy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides analysis of today's employment report, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial. Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services, and John Manley, Wells Fargo Funds Management, discuss the market's reaction to the better-than-expected report.
"Today's report shows that the economy is continuing to recover," said Alan Krueger, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman, commenting on today's better-than-expected employment report.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including reaction to this morning's better-than-expected jobs number and its impact on the economy and Fed policy.
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.
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.
"It's important also to look at the composition of new jobs" said John Lonski, Moody's chief economist, providing a preview of what some are calling the most important employment data in a long time, with Sarat Sethi, Douglas C. Lane & Associates.
Patrick O'Keefe, director of economic research at CohnReznick and Jim Strugger, derivatives strategist at MKM Partners, discuss U.S. payroll expectations and how the US market is in a "lose-lose" scenario.
Richard Kelly, head of European rates and FX strategy at TD Securities, says the market has positioned itself for a weak U.S. payroll number and explains why it has become so volatile.
Julia Coronado, BNP Paribas, expects a gain of 160,000 in nonfarm payrolls.
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Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Wealth Management Group argues that equities are still the place to be in on a long-term basis despite short-term risks.
Art Cashin, UBS explains what's likely driving the markets to record level on yet another "Terrific Tuesday," and why he is keeping an eye on nonfarm payrolls.
The S&P 500 is down one percent for the week after being up four weeks in a row. So far, the declines we have seen this year have been on the order of three percent.
Have two Pandora's Boxes been opened? Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony may be one; the IRS scandal may be the other.
Traders chase both sides of Fed debate. Is this a signature day for the markets? Not clear yet.
This trader says the rally is reaching its expiration date. That's why he's buying bonds, not stocks.