After last week's U.S. nonfarm payrolls data, Jim O'Sullivan, chief U.S. economist at High Frequency Economics, discusses how significant the wage decline in America is.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This strategist expects Friday's nonfarm payroll report to boost risk appetite and give the Australian dollar a boost.
Patrick O'Keefe, director of economic research at CohnReznick, tells CNBC why the US job numbers should surprise to the upside.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Laura Tyson, former Council of Economic Advisers chairman, provides her perspective on Friday's jobs data.
Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution senior fellow, explains why he is not surprised by Friday morning's better-than-expected jobs report.
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.
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.