Nonfarm Payrolls


  • Tom Porcelli, Chief U.S. Economist, RBC Capital Markets discusses the wording of the U.S. Fed's statement. He adds that he is still expecting to see significant action from the Fed in September.

  • Friday's Jobs Forecast     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 8:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Bonds to Give 'Very Low' Returns     Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    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.

  • Your Currency Trade on the Jobs Report Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 9:32 AM ET

    Another employment report is coming at the end of the week, and this strategist has a trading plan.

  • America's Top States for Job Creation 2012 Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 9:46 AM ET
    Net Job Creation: 211,500 California managed to create jobs in all but two private-sector categories (manufacturing and general services) along with its solid growth rate. Gains in construction and financial activities partly reflect its improving real estate sector. High tech, tourism and international trade are the leading sectors. The state led the nation in job creation in June. Facebook and Zynga both went on hiring binges in the last year. On the negative side, as might be expected of a ca

    Overall payroll growth remains subpar and disappointing but these states, which include a few surprises, are showing healthy and diverse growth.

  • Government Holding Back Job Creation?     Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 11:15 AM ET

    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.

  • Market Reaction to Jobs Report     Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 8:31 AM ET

    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.

  • June's Employment Report: 80,000 Jobs Added     Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    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.

  • All-Star Panel Countdown to Jobs     Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 8:19 AM ET

    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.

  • Countdown to Jobs Report     Friday, 6 Jul 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    "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.

  • Barrier to More QE High     Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at NAB says that the barrier to more QE from the Fed is pretty high.

  • Market Calls for QE3 Have Been Gaining Momentum     Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012 | 6:30 PM ET

    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.

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    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.

  • US Nonfarm Payroll Figure Likely to Be 90K     Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    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.

  • Want to Work With a Superhero? Could Be Annoying Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 2:25 PM ET

    What would it be like to work with a superhero — Super awesome, right? Actually, it could be pretty annoying.

  • Mood of the Markets Ahead of the Holiday     Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    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.

  • June Nonfarm Payrolls May Add 130,000 Jobs     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank says he expects the U.S. to add 130,000 jobs to the non-farm payroll.

  • EU Credit Squeeze Affecting Global Trade     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    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.

  • ISM Shows What to Expect for US Q2 Earnings     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    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.