Nonfarm Payrolls


  • CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the data on March's employment report.

  • Final jobs predictions     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman provide their best guess on Friday's jobs number.

  • Confidence grows on jobs outlook: Pro     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 8:09 AM ET

    Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, and Austan Goolsbee, Booth School of Business, share their call on the jobs number. I think we'll see if the weather played a factor in the data, says Goolsbee.

  • What experts expect from jobs numbers     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow, and Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors, share their perspective on March's jobs report.

  • Pro expects upside surprise in jobs data     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute, share their outlook on this morning's employment data. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at what the markets expect to see in this morning's jobs report.

  • Pro forecasts rise in payrolls to 250,000     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 6:38 AM ET

    Maury Harris, UBS chief economist, and Michelle Girard, RBS chief economist, provide their predictions for Friday's jobs numbers. We are seeing signs wages are picking up, says Harris.

  • If it's the first Friday of the month, it's a good bet it's a jobs Friday. CNBC's Steve Liesman explains how the employment report is compiled and why it's so closely-watched by the financial markets.

  • Will weather dampen employment numbers?     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 6:19 AM ET

    Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, provides a preview of Friday morning's jobs report. I expect to see an increase of 150,000, predicts Brien.

  • US private jobs at highest since recession?     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Patrick O'Keefe, director or economic research at CohnReznick, expects nonfarm payrolls to come in above 200k and says it should push U.S. private employment to a record high in March.

  • US jobs: Don't focus too much on number     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Ian Harnett, European strategist at Absolute Strategy Research, says the direction for U.S. jobs is "broadly positive" and explains how rising wages could be good for companies' margins.

  • US to create just below 200,000: jobs Pro     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 12:30 AM ET

    Jeffrey Cleveland, Principle & Chief Economist at Payden & Rygel, explains why he expects Friday's U.S. payrolls report to fall short of expectations.

  • Why a weak jobs report may not rattle markets     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 11:14 PM ET

    Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Bank, says overall positive signs of a U.S. recovery will alleviate markets if Friday's jobs report disappoints.

  • Go long USD ahead of US jobs: HSBC     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 10:45 PM ET

    Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research at HSBC, explains his optimism for a strong U.S. jobs number and how that could lift the greenback higher.

  • March jobs data could still be confusing: Pro     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    Jerry Webman, Chief Economist & Senior Investment Strategist at OppenheimerFunds, says markets should not be too "obsessed" with the March jobs data as it may still be weather distorted.

  • 275,000 US jobs? This expert thinks so     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 6:49 PM ET

    Toby Lawson, Managing Director at Newedge, explains why he is expecting a surge in the number of jobs created in March.

  • US economy 'improving very slowly': Expert     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Robert Reich, Former U.S. Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration, discusses the health of the U.S. labor market amid a "slow improvement" in its economy.

  • Expect 225,000 US jobs: Pro     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 6:20 PM ET

    Fred Dickson, Chief Investment Strategist at Davidson Companies, explains why he's so optimistic for a robust jobs figure for March.

  • This will make or break the US dollar: Pro     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:32 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar may take a hit if Friday's nonfarm payrolls report comes in below 200,000, says Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager, FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets.

  • ADP: Private sector jobs up 191,000 in March     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin has the latest number on jobs. And Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, provides his call on Friday's jobs report. I think we'll get 185,000, predicts Zandi. Also, CNBC's Rick Santelli explains why there aren't any "giant surprises" in the latest jobs data.