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  • US nonfarms: Will we see a rate hike soon?  Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 5:50 AM ET

    With the latest U.S. nonfarm payrolls data out, Michael Gurka, president at BruinHill Partners discusses how it impacts the U.S. Federal Reserve when it comes to raising rates.

  • US nonfarms: A 'good start'  Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 5:10 AM ET

    Discussing the latest U.S. nonfarm payroll data, Michael Eastham, President of Fellowship Financial Group, says the 270,000 jobs is a good start, but his concern is more towards the U.S. Federal Reserve and how it's looking for reasons not to raise rates.

  • TOKYO, Feb 9- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Monday as the yen weakened against the dollar after strong U.S. jobs data, but gains were limited as weak Chinese trade numbers capped risk appetite. The Nikkei ended up 0.4 percent at 17,711.93, but off an intraday high of 17,799.49, the highest since Jan. 30. The Greek debt situation also put investors on edge as...

  • Still concerned about US jobs data: Analyst  Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 10:13 PM ET

    Tony Nash, vice president at Delta Economics, says the quality of jobs in the U.S. remains a concern and markets should wait and see to see if positive job figures are sustainable.

  • *U.S. rate hikes positive for Japan only if gradual- analyst. TOKYO, Feb 9- Japan's Nikkei share average was steady on Monday morning as the yen weakened against the dollar after strong U.S. jobs data, but gains were limited as weak Chinese trade numbers capped risk appetites. "A U.S. rate hike is positive for the Japanese market only when rates are gradually rising," said...

  • TOKYO, Feb 9- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Monday after a solid reading on U.S. non-farm payrolls hit Treasuries to send their yields spiking. A regular bond-buying operation by the Bank of Japan, a part of its extensive monetary easing scheme, and sluggish Tokyo shares helped limit JGB losses. Treasury yields jumped on Friday, with the benchmark 10-...

  • TOKYO, Feb 9- The dollar held to a swathe of gains on Monday after robust U.S. jobs data helped rekindle views that the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates as early as June. Data released on Friday showed a rebound in U.S. wages and nonfarm payrolls increasing by 257,000 in January, outstripping Wall Street forecasts. The dollar stood little changed at 119.07...

  • Why US jobs, Greece weighed on stocks last week  Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 5:12 PM ET

    Channing Smith, managing director and co-portfolio manager of Capital Advisors, discusses the market reaction to last Friday's better-than-expected U.S. jobs report and continued concerns over Greece.

  • Ayn Rand is 110, and still influential years later Saturday, 7 Feb 2015 | 12:06 PM ET
    Ayn Rand, Russian-born American novelist, is shown in Manhattan with the Grand Central Terminal building in background in 1962.

    More than three decades after her death, Ayn Rand remains both influential and controversial in the debate over free markets.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 6- The U.S. dollar advanced against major currencies on Friday after data showed solid U.S. jobs growth and a strong rebound in wages in January, bolstering views that the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates by mid-year. The U.S. Labor Department said nonfarm payrolls increased by 257,000 last month, beating economists' expectations for a rise of...

  • The week ahead: Greece on EU's docket  Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 4:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. The G20 meets in Turkey. And there's an EU summit on Thursday. Earnings wind down, but Coke, Pepsi and AIG are still to report.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 6- A blowout jobs report has changed the calculus for investors for what the Federal Reserve might do in coming months, resetting expectations for how markets might behave if the U.S. economy continues to strengthen even as global growth lags. Strong job-market growth, along with solid wage gains, has put the talk of deflation and collapsing oil...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 6- Gold fell more than 2 percent on Friday as global stock markets and the dollar rose on stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data, raising expectations that the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates by midyear. "The U.S. employment report was good and there has been quite a sharp adjustment in interest rates expectations, with 10- year...

  • NAPLES, Fla., Feb 6- Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Friday weak wage growth in the United States may be a sign that the natural, or long-term, rate of unemployment has slipped. Lockhart said it is hard to explain why the steady fall in the unemployment rate has not yet produced signs of wage or price pressures. "The debate will come most into play when we...

  • The economy has added more than 1 million jobs over the past three months. CNBC.com Finance Editor Jeff Cox breaks down Friday's blockbuster jobs number.

  • LONDON, Feb 6- Copper fell on Friday as the dollar extended gains after U.S. jobs data beat expectations, but losses were limited by a strong oil price and hopes that Chinese government policies will boost demand. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange ended at $5,650 a tonne, down 1.22 percent, after modest gains on Thursday. Investors are also...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 6- The dollar and U.S. government debt yields jumped on Friday as a strong U.S. labor market report raised expectations that the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates by midyear. Wall Street rose and European equities hit a seven-year high on the Labor Department report that showed solid U.S. job growth while wages rebounded strongly last...

  • Greece's bonds continued to underperform the rest of the market though the selloff in its assets was modest after the European Central Bank let the Greek central bank offer lenders enough emergency funds to stem a major outflow. "We don't get overly worked up about monthly numbers given the amount of noise they can carry, but it's definitive that the past few...

  • US nonfarms: Does this mean a Fed rate hike?  Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    The latest set of U.S. nonfarm payroll data is out. CNBC's Rick Santelli reports.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 6- The U.S. dollar advanced against major currencies on Friday after data showed U.S. jobs growth rose solidly and wages rebounded strongly in January, bolstering views that the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates by mid-year. The U.S. Labor Department said nonfarm payrolls increased by 257,000 last month, beating economists' expectations for...