Nonfarm Payrolls


  • US economy will continue to progress: Pro  Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Kevin Adams, director of fixed income at Henderson Global Investors, discusses the U.S. economy with an eye to the all - important January jobs data.

  • Stocks: Steady as she goes...good enough for now Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 3:32 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Chatter the Federal Reserve may stop its taper program is premature. It would have to believe the U.S. economy is undeniably slowing.

  • Perez: Education is the great equalizer  Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, discusses the importance of credentials to obtain middle class jobs.

  • This is Obama's 'year of action': Perez  Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    President Obama won't hesitate to take executive action to move forward, says Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, sharing his thoughts on what he expects to hear tonight from President Obama's State of the Union address, which will include such topics as jobs creation; immigration reform, and fair wages.

  • AFL-CIO pres.: Unions give workers a strong voice  Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 3:14 PM ET

    Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO president, discusses the role of labor unions in America, comments on Amazon employee efforts to unionize and what he would do to help.

  • Why US markets could be off to the races  Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    Richard Harris, Chief Executive at Port Shelter Investment Management, says one swallow does not make a summer and one bad jobs report does not change the broader picture. He explains why he's bullish on U.S. markets.

  • Why the stock market is drifting lower Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 3:45 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks fell midday after Goldman Sachs strategists issued cautious comments and Fed official Lockhart said he supported tapering.

  • Treasury yields at risk of further fall: Pro  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Philip Tyson, government bond strategist at ICAP, discusses U.S Treasurys after highlighting that Friday's jobs report in the U.S. "contrasts significantly" with other data.

  • Is weather to blame for weak labor participation?  Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 3:36 PM ET

    Discussing what factors led to today's abysmal employment data, with John Canally, LPL Financial investment strategist and economist, and Larry McDonald, Newedge USA senior director. Canally expects a snapback in jobs creation over the next few months.

  • Santelli Exchange: Fischer a problem for Yellen?  Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and James Bianco, Bianco Research president, discuss the nomination of Stan Fischer for Fed Vice Chair and break down the Fed's forward guidance plan.

  • Jobs number out of context: Economist  Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Discussing if the big miss on jobs is hurting the markets, with Stephen Wood, Russell Investments chief market strategist, and Bob Baur, Principal Global Investors chief global economist. Baur thinks the markets will ignore the number and acceleration will continue.

  • Should you disregard Friday's US jobs data?  Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, explains why the low U.S. jobs number is not "necessarily important."

  • Surprising jobs number adds confusion: Economist  Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 10:04 AM ET

    Thomas Lee, JPMorgan's chief U.S. equity strategist, and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial's chief economist, react to the December jobs report.

  • Soft jobs report: Bad weather or bad economy?  Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down December's disappointing employment report where only 74,000 jobs were added. Almost 400,000 people dropped out of the workforce, Liesman says.

  • Cramer: Jobs number is real, and it's bad  Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team reacts to the stunning December employment report that fell well below consensus forecast. Cramer says the data is not as bad as it used to be, but there's not a lot of robust jobs growth.

  • Don't pay attention to jobs numbers: Zandi  Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    The numbers are not consistent with anything, says Mark Zandi, Moody's Analystic, breaking down the latest employment data from the government. Austan Goolsbee, Chicago Booth School of Business professor; Greg Ip,The Economist; Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute, and CNBC's Rick Santelli weigh in.

  • CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest data from the employment report, which shows the nonfarm payroll numbers at the smallest rise since January 2011.

  • Liesman's jobs report preview  Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    A look at how CNBC's Steve Liesman arrived at his prediction of 254,000 jobs in this morning's employment report from the government.

  • US jobs: Expect 'very positive' number  Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, says he expects the U.S. jobs report to be "very positive", but says there are still "a lot of problems."

  • American business looks positive: CEO  Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Thomas Donohue, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO and president, discusses the state of American business, the tea party and extending unemployment benefits.