Recent positive data points such as personal consumption suggest April's nonfarm payrolls could see "upside risks", says Doug Gordon, investment strategist at Russell Investments.» Read More
David Gregory of NBC's Meet the Press, discusses the economy and whether today's jobs number is enough to give Democrats a boost ahead of the upcoming mid-term elections.
Despite nearly 200,000 added to payrolls last month, Alan Krueger, former chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, explains why there is still a problem in the labor market, and it centers around the long-term unemployed.
Abby Joseph Cohen, senior US investment strategist at Goldman Sachs, says the March nonfarm payroll number is a "good step in the right direction" and expects U.S. real GDP growth to reach 3 percent.
David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds, and James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, share their thoughts on this morning's jobs report. I think the momentum in the stock market keeps upward, say Paulsen.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the data on Friday morning's jobs report and what it indicates about the economic recovery.
Jason Furman, Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the administration's push to raise the minimum wage and why it's appropriate to extend unemployment benefits.
Jason Furman, Council of Economic Advisers, discusses Friday morning's jobs report. The manufacturing sector is on pace for its strongest recovery in 15 years, says Furman.
U.S. stock index futures ticked higher across the board Friday following the nonfarm payrolls report.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how the markets are likely to react to Friday's employment report.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the data on March's employment report.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman provide their best guess on Friday's jobs number.
Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, and Austan Goolsbee, Booth School of Business, share their call on the jobs number. I think we'll see if the weather played a factor in the data, says Goolsbee.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow, and Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors, share their perspective on March's jobs report.
Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute, share their outlook on this morning's employment data. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at what the markets expect to see in this morning's jobs report.
Maury Harris, UBS chief economist, and Michelle Girard, RBS chief economist, provide their predictions for Friday's jobs numbers. We are seeing signs wages are picking up, says Harris.
If it's the first Friday of the month, it's a good bet it's a jobs Friday. CNBC's Steve Liesman explains how the employment report is compiled and why it's so closely-watched by the financial markets.
Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, provides a preview of Friday morning's jobs report. I expect to see an increase of 150,000, predicts Brien.
Patrick O'Keefe, director or economic research at CohnReznick, expects nonfarm payrolls to come in above 200k and says it should push U.S. private employment to a record high in March.
Ian Harnett, European strategist at Absolute Strategy Research, says the direction for U.S. jobs is "broadly positive" and explains how rising wages could be good for companies' margins.