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  • How important is this month's NFP?   Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    How important is this month's NFP?

    Mitch Reznick, co-head of credit at Hermes Investment Management, says that the nonfarm payrolls number due out today will help signal whether the Federal Reserve will raise rates later this year.

  • Double whammy to weigh on US jobs: Pro   Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    Double whammy to weigh on US jobs: Pro

    King Lip, chief investment officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management, expects February's nonfarm payrolls report to come in at the "lower range" due to energy and weather-related woes.

  • What to expect of US February jobs report   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 9:46 PM ET
    What to expect of US February jobs report

    Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Labor under President George W. Bush from 2001-2009, says initial jobless claims have increased over the past 2 months and explains what that means for the upcoming jobs data.

  • Economists, stop blaming the weather: Pro   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 9:15 PM ET
    Economists, stop blaming the weather: Pro

    Gina Sanchez, chairwoman & founder of Chantico Global, disputes the belief of bad weather impacting jobs creation in the U.S. and says February's report is unlikely to see wage growth.

  • Reich: Brace for lower US jobs data in February   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:46 PM ET
    Reich: Brace for lower US jobs data in February

    Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1993-1997, expects a "lower payroll figure" for February given the bad weather in the east coast.

  • US jobs are recovering, but wages lag: Pro   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 5:35 PM ET
    US jobs are recovering, but wages lag: Pro

    While previous jobs reports point to a strong growth trend, wages need to increase more rapidly on a wider basis, says Kathy Bostjancic, director, U.S. Macro Investors Services at Oxford Economics.

  • February US jobs to rise by 230,000: StanChart   Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 10:16 PM ET
    February US jobs to rise by 230,000: StanChart

    Will Oswald, global head of FICC Research at Standard Chartered Bank, outlines his forecast for Friday's nonfarm payrolls and says the key risk for markets is the FOMC meeting next week.

  • US stocks nervous ahead of jobs report: Pro   Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 9:17 PM ET
    US stocks nervous ahead of jobs report: Pro

    Apart from profit-taking, the declines in Wall Street point to concerns over Friday's nonfarm payrolls, says JJ Kinahan, chief strategist at TD Ameritrade.

  • Jobs will prove that US needs a rate hike: Pro   Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:18 PM ET
    Jobs will prove that US needs a rate hike: Pro

    Doug Sandler, chief equity strategist at Riverfront Investment Group, is optimistic that this year's job reports will make the case for an interest rate hike in the U.S.

  • 8-10% correction coming for US stocks: Pro   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 9:17 PM ET
    8-10% correction coming for US stocks: Pro

    Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital, says an 8-10 percent pullback could happen in the U.S. markets this month due to technical factors.

  • Expect 240,000 US jobs in February: Pro   Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 5:22 PM ET
    Expect 240,000 US jobs in February: Pro

    Doug Gordon, investment strategist at Russell Investments, explains why he's expecting a better jobs report than market consensus and says the Fed will likely start hiking rates in September.

  • Why January jobs data won't get Fed moving   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 5:19 PM ET
    Why January jobs data won't get Fed moving

    Despite U.S. job gains accelerating in January, the Fed will stay patient as inflation remains low, says Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott.

  • US nonfarms: Will we see a rate hike soon?   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 5:50 AM ET
    US nonfarms: Will we see a rate hike soon?

    With the latest U.S. nonfarm payrolls data out, Michael Gurka, president at BruinHill Partners discusses how it impacts the U.S. Federal Reserve when it comes to raising rates.

  • US nonfarms: A 'good start'   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 5:10 AM ET
    US nonfarms: A 'good start'

    Discussing the latest U.S. nonfarm payroll data, Michael Eastham, President of Fellowship Financial Group, says the 270,000 jobs is a good start, but his concern is more towards the U.S. Federal Reserve and how it's looking for reasons not to raise rates.

  • Still concerned about US jobs data: Analyst   Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 10:13 PM ET
    Still concerned about US jobs data: Analyst

    Tony Nash, vice president at Delta Economics, says the quality of jobs in the U.S. remains a concern and markets should wait and see to see if positive job figures are sustainable.

  • Why the US dollar remains king   Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 10:06 PM ET
    Why the US dollar remains king

    Rising wages in January's U.S. nonfarm payrolls pave the way for a rate hike from June onwards, which will bode well for dollar strength, says Dominic Schnider, head of Commodity & APAC Forex at UBS.

  • Why US jobs, Greece weighed on stocks last week   Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 5:12 PM ET
    Why US jobs, Greece weighed on stocks last week

    Channing Smith, managing director and co-portfolio manager of Capital Advisors, discusses the market reaction to last Friday's better-than-expected U.S. jobs report and continued concerns over Greece.

  • 2015 rebalancing year: Pro   Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 1:07 PM ET
    2015 rebalancing year: Pro

    Trading the jobs reports and global opportunities, with Lisa Shalett, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, and Jeffrey Kleintop, Charles Schwab.

  • US nonfarms: Does this mean a Fed rate hike?   Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    US nonfarms: Does this mean a Fed rate hike?

    The latest set of U.S. nonfarm payroll data is out. CNBC's Rick Santelli reports.

  • Message good on labor market: Hatzius   Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Message good on labor market: Hatzius

    The U.S. added 257,000 jobs in January. Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs, analyzes Friday's strong jobs reports.