U.S. benchmark 10-year bond prices continued to decline on Thursday, as traders reacted to market news and economic data.» Read More
Trends emerge this earnings' season: limited Q4 visibility, momentum names slide, oil is dropping, and bond yields break down.
There's a lot of people out there who aren't really looking for jobs and consequently the unemployment is much higher than what's been reported, says Bob Funk, Express employment professional CEO, providing his thoughts on this morning jobs report and whether Obamacare has "dampened" employment.
John Canally, investment strategist and economist at LPL Financial, expects the markets to move on very quickly from the September U.S. jobs report to focus on the October one out in a few weeks.
Keith Wade, chief economist and strategist at Schroders, explains why Tuesday's U.S. job report is important as it shows the recovery picture for the economy going into the shutdown.
Tony Nash, Vice President at IHS explains why US non-farm payrolls data, due on Wednesday, may be lower than market consensus and how will that impact Fed's tapering agenda.
Julia Coronado, chief economist, North America at BNP Paribas, discusses how without U.S. job data, focus will be on the debt ceiling and how there's "plenty" to worry about for Treasury investors.
Mark Patterson, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress explains why he thinks there is a way out for the U.S. from the current shutdown and the looming debt ceiling.
The risk of a delay to Friday's U.S. jobs release as a potential government shutdown looms could deal financial markets a huge blow, analysts say.
U.S. stocks are rudderless because the near-term catalysts are negative, revolving around Obamacare and a clean spending bill.
Michael Gurka, managing director at Spectrum Asset Management, says that the equity market is "delusional" right now and that it will be a "tough week" for the markets.
Jim O'Sullivan, chief U.S. economist at High Frequency Economics, says Friday's disappointing nonfarm payrolls numbers were not as important as most think, and that the Fed is still on track for a September tapering.
Jan Hatzius, chief economist at Goldman Sachs, weighs in on Friday's August jobs report. In general, things are going at a decent pace, he says. The economy is beginning to pick up.
Zane Brown of Lord Abbett and Burt White of LPL Financial discuss how the jobs report and concerns with Syria will affect the Fed's tapering plans.
Mark Sebastian, COO at Option Pit Mentoring and Consulting, expects Friday's U.S. market session to be a "much bigger yawner" than most forecast despite upcoming job report and concerns on Syria.
Lucy MacDonald, chief investment officer at RCM, tells CNBC that there is a broad set of data showing the underpinning of the recovery.
Keith Hall, former Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and current Senior Research Fellow at George Mason University, says the employment-population ratio is the key figure to watch ahead of the latest U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.
Bill Blain, senior fixed income broker at Mint Partners, explains that the upcoming U.S. job number is key as it could send Treasurys above the 3 percent level.
Stuart Oakley, Managing Director, Asian Currency Trading at Nomura says the likelihood of a "Septaper" depends on where the 10 year treasury yield trades.
The Services and Manufacturing ISM both report Employment expanding, but Nonfarm payrolls were below consensus. ISM respondents' optimism is overdone, or Nonfarm payrolls is wrong.
David Kuo, CEO at The Motley Fool Singapore says the fall of the unemployment rate to 7.4% in July could result in the Fed tapering QE sooner rather than later.