Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, expects 220,000 nonfarm jobs to be created in March, with weekly earnings advancing 2.2 percent, which won't be enough to spook the Fed.» Read More
Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, analyzes last Friday's release of the closely-watched U.S. nonfarm payrolls. The report showed the U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, compared with 113,000 in January.
U.S. Treasury yields rose following the release of U.S. non-farm payrolls employment report.
"We've had consistent job creation but not significant enough to bring down the unemployment problem," says Marc Morial, National Urban League president & CEO, with Ron Christie, Christie Strategies founder & CEO, discussing the jobs report and the strength of the U.S. economy.
Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank, and David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds, discuss today's labor report and what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets. This reaffirms a growth pattern, says Ablin.
Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, weighs in on this morning's employment data. We are moving in the right direction, but we have a heck of a lot more work to do, says Perez, in sharing his thoughts on infrastructure, immigration and education.
U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Friday, as investors mulled the key non-farm payrolls employment report.
CNBC's Rick Santelli provides his thoughts on Friday's jobs numbers.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest employment data.
Steven Wieting, Citi Private Bank; Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Ben White, CNBC Contributor, and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli, provide their predictions on Friday's jobs number.
Steven Wieting, Citi Private Bank; Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Ben White, CNBC Contributor, share their thoughts on what to expect from this morning's employment data, infrastructure spending, and the economy.
Chris Rupkey, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, and Jim O'Sullivan, High Frequency Economics, provide their forecast on Friday's jobs report and discuss whether this winter's harsh weather will likely impact the data, and if it will impact Fed policy on tapering.
Lindsey M. Piegza, chief economist at Sterne Agee, says that while the weather will continue to impact U.S. payrolls data, other factors will also be to blame for the weak numbers.
David Dietze, President & Chief Investment Strategist at Point View Wealth Management, explains why he thinks Wall Street will continue its uptrend, no matter how the U.S. nonfarm payrolls turn out on Friday.
Jim Mccafferty, Head of Research at CIMB Securities, explains why he is expecting a good set of numbers for U.S. February nonfarm payrolls due on Friday.
Jeffrey Cleveland, Chief Economist at Payden & Rygel, discusses his forecasts for U.S. February nonfarm payrolls due on Friday.
Laura Fitzsimmons, VP of Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank, explains why U.S. Treasurys may take the biggest hit, should Friday's job report turns out weaker than market consensus.
Vasu Menon, Vice President, Group Wealth Management at OCBC Bank, explains why he thinks the U.S. February nonfarm payrolls due on Friday, may be a 'non-event'.
Diane Swonk, Chief Economist at Mesirow Financial, says if her forecast of 185,000 for February's nonfarm payrolls comes true, the Fed may have a difficult time ahead.
While the weather-related distortion remains unclear, Diane Swonk, Chief Economist at Mesirow Financial, is expecting the U.S. nonfarm payroll to report 185,000 jobs created.
Michael Woolfolk, Managing Director and Senior Currency Strategist at BNY Mellon, says markets may shrug off Friday's nonfarm payrolls for the month of February and focus on developments in Crimea.