Nonfarm Payrolls


  • Positive expectations on jobs data: Experts  Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    Michael Hanson, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, and Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo Securities, share their outlook on this morning's employment numbers and its likely impact on the markets.

  • US jobs: Expect 'significant miss'  Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Todd Horwitz, author and founder at Averagejoeoptions.com, expects a "fairly significant miss" for the January nonfarm payrolls as the market hasn't seen any significant "top-line growth" in earnings.

  • Expect around 180,000 US jobs: ANZ  Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    Ahead of Friday's nonfarm payrolls, Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ, expects a surprise upside in the data.

  • Is bad news actually bad news this year?  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 9:07 PM ET

    Eddie Tam, CEO of Central Asset Investments, explains that unlike last year, a dismal jobs report on Friday won't trigger a policy response from the Fed.

  • US growth seeing 'fits and starts': Elaine Chao  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 8:11 PM ET

    Elaine Chao, Former U.S. Secretary of Labor from 2001 to 2009, explains why the U.S. economy isn't seeing the type of rebound that is normally expected after a recession.

  • Weak jobs report won't shock markets: Pro  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 5:18 PM ET

    Dan Greenhaus, Chief Global Strategist at BTIG, explains why markets won't be surprised if Friday's jobs report comes in weaker-than-expected.

  • Don't ignore US weather impact: Rockwell Global  Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 9:53 PM ET

    Peter Cardillo, Chief Market Economist at Rockwell Global Capital, attributes weak U.S. economic data to seasonal factors but is optimistic on job creation.

  • Market positioned for weak jobs report: RBS  Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says a fall in U.S. yields indicates that markets have already priced in a disappointing nonfarm payrolls report.

  • ISM data should ease fears: Liesman  Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on the January ISM data and what it means for the U.S. economy.

  • 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.