Nonfarm Payrolls


  • US Unemployment Is Structural, Not Cyclical  Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 5:35 PM ET

    Adolfo Laurenti, MD & Deputy Chief Economist, Mesirow Financial says U.S. unemployment is a structural rather than cyclical problem. He expects Friday's payrolls data to show 150,000 to 175,000 jobs were created in January.

  • Positive Outlook for US Markets  Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 5:10 PM ET

    Michael Crofton, President & CEO, Philadelphia Trust Company says U.S. stock markets are likely to rally 7-8 percent this year. He expects the market to do well ahead of budget talks in March, when some pull-back is likely.

  • Monetary Easing to Boost Commodities: Pro  Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 5:40 PM ET

    Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor says commodity markets move in tandem with monetary policy. He says a negative surprise from the key jobs data on Friday may be good for commodities as would imply further stimulus efforts from the Fed.

  • Markets Dodged a Bullet, for Now  Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 5:10 PM ET

    Scott Nations, Chief Investment Officer & President, NationsShares says investors have dodged a bullet despite U.S. Q4 GDP showing a shock contraction and that Friday's jobs numbers could confirm a slowdown. He says the VIX gathering strength is a cause for concern.

  • Momentum to Lift US Jobs in January: Pro  Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 5:10 PM ET

    Tony Nash, Managing Director, IHS says momentum in the U.S. jobs market will lead to the addition of 165,000 jobs to non-farm payrolls in January.

  • Your Currency Trade on the Jobs Report Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 8:04 PM ET

    Forecasts for the nonfarm payroll report are all over the map, but this strategist has found a way to play the most likely scenario using currencies.

  • CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest number on jobs. And Bob Doll, Nuveen Investments; Jared Bernstein,Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; and CNBC's Kelly Evans, Steve Liesman, and Rick Santelli discuss what the data indicates about the health of the U.S. economy.

  • Countdown to Jobs Report  Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 8:03 AM ET

    Will the positive trend in payrolls continue? Bob Doll, Nuveen Investments; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; and CNBC's Kelly Evans and Steve Liesman, discuss the pace of job creation and the strength of the U.S. economy.

  • How to Trade the Nonfarm Payroll Report Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 7:45 AM ET
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    This strategist expects Friday's nonfarm payroll report to boost risk appetite and give the Australian dollar a boost.

  • US Jobs Should Surprise to the Upside: Expert  Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Patrick O'Keefe, director of economic research at CohnReznick, tells CNBC why the US job numbers should surprise to the upside.

  • Jobs Data Out Tomorrow  Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 7:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow takes a look at where the market stands ahead of the big jobs report Friday morning.

  • Ward McCarthy, Jefferies chief U.S. financial economist, provides perspective on today's better-than-expected jobs number, and explains why he is upbeat about tomorrow's non-farm payroll number.

  • Private Sector Employment Up 215,000 in December  Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 8:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest ADP job numbers, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist. Despite the "fiscal cliff" drama, "businesses didn't change their hiring patterns," Zandi added.

  • Keeping the Recovery Momentum Going  Sunday, 9 Dec 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    Glenn Maguire, Principal & Chief Economist, Asia Sentry Advisory says the positive jobs data is just another sign that the U.S. economy is getting back on the growth path. He adds that it's key that policymakers safeguard the momentum.

  • Black Boxes Threatening Privacy?  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 7:53 PM ET

    The White House has given the green light for a plan that would require all future cars and trucks to be equipped with black boxes for gathering data in accidents, with Former Prosecutor Tom Curran.

  • A Rotten Week For Apple  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Zach Karabell, River Twice Research, weighs in on Apple's wild ride this week, and how other tech stocks are faring amid fiscal cliff concerns.

  • Tyson on Jobs & the 'Fiscal Cliff'  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    Laura Tyson, former Council of Economic Advisers chairman, provides her perspective on Friday's jobs data.

  • Lazear on Employment & the 'Fiscal Cliff'  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 4:20 PM ET

    Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution senior fellow, explains why he is not surprised by Friday morning's better-than-expected jobs report.

  • Why Are Workers Refusing Jobs?  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 3:01 PM ET

    James Bianco, Bianco Research; Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist; and Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago professor, discuss today's positive jobs data and worker shortages in some industries, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Show Me the Money!  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 2:07 PM ET

    Harley Lippman, CEO & Founder of Genesis10, discusses how workers can increase their paychecks. Also, a look at America's lack of skilled workers, with CNBC's Diana Olick.