David Gregory of NBC's Meet the Press, discusses the economy and whether today's jobs number is enough to give Democrats a boost ahead of the upcoming mid-term elections.» Read More
Jim O'Sullivan, High Frequency Economics chief U.S. economist provides a preview of Friday's jobs report and discusses which sectors are poised to pick up steam, with Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital Investors weighs in on Bill Gross' comments that bonds are going to provide 'mere survival' returns to investors. He agrees that yields will be very low.
Another employment report is coming at the end of the week, and this strategist has a trading plan.
Overall payroll growth remains subpar and disappointing but these states, which include a few surprises, are showing healthy and diverse growth.
Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors chief economist, and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets chief U.S. economist, provide perspective on June's weaker-than-expected jobs number, and weigh in on whether political policies are stalling economic growth and jobs creation.
Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist; Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago economics professor; Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, weigh in on June's weaker-than-expected employment report.
CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the weaker-than-expected data on the government's report on jobs, including a steady unemployment rate of 8.2 percent, making the second quarter "the weakest job-making quarter in two years," adds Harwood.
A preview of the Labor Department's June employment report, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist; Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago economics professor; and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist.
"If manufacturing jobs start to turn down here that won't bode well for the export sector and that will steal some of the more robust part of the growth that we've seen," says Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, providing a preview of what traders will be watching ahead of today's jobs report.
"I think the sentiment is generally trending downward and it probably made business a little more reluctant to hire," says Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo Securities senior economist, providing a preview of the government's latest report on jobs, due out later this morning.
Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at NAB says that the barrier to more QE from the Fed is pretty high.
Keagan York, Head of FX Strategy, Compass Global Markets says that weak employment numbers in the U.S. are adding to market calls for more quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve.
Enjoy the hot dogs and fireworks because after the Fourth of July holiday, the market will get hit with three job readings Thursday followed by the main event Friday — the June jobs report.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors says U.S. nonfarm payroll figure is likely to be around 90,000, in line with consensus.
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It may have been a shortened trading session today, but the bulls will take this market. Ryan Lewenza of TD Waterhouse, and CNBC's Mary Thompson, weigh in on what investors can expect ahead of Friday's jobs report and the holiday tomorrow.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank says he expects the U.S. to add 130,000 jobs to the non-farm payroll.
Gary Schlossberg, Chief Economist, Wells Capital Management says that European banks account for a disproportionate share of global trade credit, and the current credit squeeze in Europe is affecting global trade.
Michael Jones, Chairman & CIO, Riverfront Investment Group says the weak ISM data from the U.S. on Monday is an indication of what investors should expect of second-quarter earnings.
Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx Group chief market strategist, explains how investors can glean important economic information by keeping an eye on food stamps, used cars, and Google.