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  • Final Volcker Rule Tuesday     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports regulators are expected to approve a final draft of the Volcker Rule. Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Shawn Matthews, weighs in.

  • Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Shawn Matthews thinks the equity market can continue to rise. He also thinks growth stocks will continue to do well.

  • How the Fed looks at jobs data     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    What today's jobs report means to the Federal Reserve, and whether it's finally safe to taper, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and the FMHR traders.

  • Jobs data won't trigger early taper: Pro     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Jose Wynne, head of foreign exchange research at Barclays, says that Friday's jobs number is not strong enough to trigger an early start to Federal Reserve tapering.

  • Fed needs to back away from QE: Pro     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank executive VP & CIO, and David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist, discuss when the Fed will likely taper. "We are going move away from taper and put an emphasis on forward guidance," says Ablin.

  • Hatzius: Good jobs report, not a blockbuster     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 10:34 AM ET

    Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, comments on the jobs report , when he expects tapering and discusses his healthy economic outlook for 2014.

  • Here's what was behind gold’s wacky jobs reaction Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 9:58 AM ET

    Gold dove on the jobs report, then soared. Here's the surprising reason why.

  • Gold left in the dust by US data; ends at $1,229 Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 2:55 PM ET

    Gold fell after US jobs data beat forecasts, strengthening the case for the Fed to reduce bond purchases soon.

  • Fed now likely to taper in March: Pro     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    Andrew Burkly, Oppenheimer & Co. head of institutional portfolio strategy, and Michelle Girard, RBS chief economist, talk about the solid jobs report and the taper. Burkly says, "the biggest taper argument is that the Fed doesn't want to send a signal that they will stimulate the equity market forever."

  • Fed's Plosser: We need to begin to get rid of QE Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 9:39 AM ET
    Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

    Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser tells CNBC "it's probably time to gracefully exit" the central bank's quantitative easing bond purchases.

  • These 12 banks are the heart of monetary policy Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 4:19 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk past the New York Federal Reserve building in New York.

    They don't take deposits. They won't lend to businesses or consumers. And yet monetary policy in the United States currently depends on them.

  • Here's where the most jobs are being added Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 9:33 AM ET

    The latest employment figures show the economy added 203,000 jobs in November, while the unemployment rate fell to a five-year low.

  • Jobs growth good enough to start taper—but not yet Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 11:01 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The November jobs report confirms the economy is improving, but not enough to push the Fed to remove stimulus this month.

  • Cramer: People are finding jobs     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 9:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss the jobs report and if the positive numbers will cause the Fed to scale back its bond purchasing program.

  • Fed's Plosser sees 3% economy in 2014     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 8:50 AM ET

    Charles Plosser, Philadelphia Fed president, discusses his outlook on the economy and weighs in on Fed policy. I was not a fan of this QE program in the first place, Plosser said. It would be wise if we began to get rid of this program, he added.

  • Charles Plosser, Philadelphia Fed president, shares his reaction to the latest employment numbers from the Labor Department. I don't get too excited over one number, Plosser added.

  • Countdown to jobs report     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 8:04 AM ET

    Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, and Gary Stern, former Minneapolis Fed president, share their predictions on this morning's jobs report and its likely impact on the Fed's tapering decision. And Christian Weller, Center for American Progress, weighs in on whether the Fed is hurting or helping the wealthy.

  • Minimum wage hike; more harm than good?     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Jared Bernstein, Center for Budget & Policy Priorities and Arthur Brooks, American Enterprise Institute, discuss the impact of a minimum wage hike on the economy. A strong employment economy is the best anti-poverty tool there is, said Bernstein.

  • Economic recovery not equal for all: Pro     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 7:07 AM ET

    Gary Stern, former Minneapolis Fed president, and Arthur Brooks, American Enterprise Institute, break down the numbers on jobs and provide their take on the economic recovery. We are experiencing an asymmetrical recovery, Brooks said.

  • Many leaving it late to tell the Swiss regulator whether they will participate in a U.S. programme to settle tax evasion suspicions.

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