Nonfarm Payrolls


  • Your Feel-Good Trade on the Jobs Report Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 12:58 PM ET

    Today's nonfarm payroll report boosted hopes for the economic recovery in the U.S., but different winds are blowing in Europe.

  • White House Reaction to Jobs Report     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 9:35 AM ET

    "I think we see a picture of an economy that's healing," said Alan Krueger, Council of Economic Advisers chairman, talking about the better-than-expected employment numbers.

  • CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest numbers on employment. And discussing what the report reveals about employment in the U.S. and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman; and Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago professor; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics.

  • Laboring Over the Jobs Report     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago professor; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, discuss what they expect to see from today's employment numbers.

  • Dollar Lifts, Euro Slips, Nonfarm Payrolls Await Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 8:00 AM ET

    The looming jobs report jars the yen and euro zone manufacturing slows again — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Biggest Jobs Report Ever?     Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 7:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman explains why today's jobs report is so important, and discusses what he expects to see from the employment numbers.

  • Brighter Days Ahead for US Jobs Market     Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Mike Dueker, Chief Economist, Russell Investments doesn't expect any surprises in the U.S. unemployment rate. He adds the ADP numbers have raised expectations for a better jobs number.

  • Expect Better Non-Farm Payrolls Data: Pro     Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Asset Management Group discusses his expectations for Friday's jobs data. He adds that he's not expecting Sandy to have much economic impact.

  • Sandy's Winds Could Lift the Dollar: Pro Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 4:27 PM ET

    Natural disasters often boost risk aversion, and Sandy is probably no exception.

  • Mixed Market Sentiment     Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 1:45 PM ET

    As investors sift through a raft of earnings news today, they are also turning their focus on Friday's jobs report, with Joseph Tanious, J.P. Morgan Funds.

  • How to Play the Payroll Report Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 9:30 AM ET

    This Friday will bring the last jobs report before the election - and a currency trading opportunity.

  • ADP Changing the Way It Calculates Data     Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 6:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, reports on ADP's changing jobs report methodology, and discussing whether the changes will result in more accurate readings on the government's payroll report, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, and Jan Siegmund, ADP.

  • Do You Trust the US Jobs Report?     Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 1:04 AM ET

    Friday's better than expected US jobs number sparked intense debate over the validity of the data. Squawk Box Europe discuss the general validity of employment numbers.

  • Can the US Jobs Data Be Trusted?     Sunday, 7 Oct 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options, JPMorgan Investment Bank explains why she believes the jobs data from the U.S. can be trusted. She adds that the latest round of data is not enough to deter the Fed from QE.

  • US Economy Growing, But Just 'At Trend'     Sunday, 7 Oct 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Russell Jones, Global Head of Fixed Income Strategy, Westpac Institutional Bank says that the job report on Friday is nothing to get too excited about as the economy is growing just 'about trend.'

  • Fiorina: Jobs, Election & Hewlett-Packard     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    Carly Fiorina, former chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard, explains why she doesn't think the jobs number is a conspiracy, and discusses whether Romney can keep momentum from the presidential debates.

  • ‘Don't Fight the ECB’: Strategist Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 3:29 PM ET

    Europe for now has a grip on the debt crisis, this strategist says, and he is ready to trade the improving market mood.

  • Companies Hold Back on Hiring     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the differences between the jobs results from the household survey versus the payroll. Gary Burnison, Korn Ferry CEO, shares his reaction to the jobs data and discusses which industries are hiring now.

  • Markets React to 7.8% Unemployment Number?     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 1:39 PM ET

    Stocks are higher on today's positive jobs report. Kenny Polcari, ICAP; and CNBC's Sue Herera and Bob Pisani, provide perspective.

  • Gold & Silver Keep Losses After Payrolls     Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports how metal commodities traded after the release of September's jobs data.