• December Unemployment Rate Down to 8.5%     Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 8:31 AM ET

    December non-farm payrolls are up 200,000, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson. Discussing whether unemployment will continue to move south and a breakdown of the data, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; Ed Lazaer, Stanford economic professor; Steve Case, AOL founder; CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.

  • What to Expect From December Jobs Data     Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 8:18 AM ET

    Analysis on what the employment data will reveal today, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; Ed Lazaer, Stanford economic professor; Steve Case, AOL founder and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • The Job Numbers to Watch     Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 8:00 AM ET

    The job market is still very depressed but is improving, says Edward Lazear, Stanford University economics professor/former Council of Economic Advisors chairman. Lazaer adds that certain numbers of employment data should be emphasized more, such as job opening and labor turnover (JOLT) numbers, which have a better picture of the labor market.

  • Jobs Data Signaling Improvement?     Friday, 6 Jan 2012 | 6:24 AM ET

    Insight on how investors should prepare for the employment numbers today and Europe's continuing debt problems, with Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon who says all the labor data that is out signifies an improvment ; withYra Harris, Praxis Trading.

  • Are Stocks the Best Investment Bet?     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 7:54 PM ET

    Will tomorrow's jobs report show a bigger than expected gain in employment? Discussing the U.S. economy and the best investment opportunities in the market, with John Ryding, RDQ Economics, and Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital.

  • What's the GOP's Jobs Message?     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Debating whether the Republican candidates are sending out a clear message on jobs and the economy, with Sen. David Vitter, (R-LA); Rep. Jason Chaffetz, (R-UT); Rep. Gregory Meeks, (D-NY); and Rep. Nan Hayworth, (R-NY).

  • Cramer: Employment, the Elixir of Growth     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains how employment fuels economic growth by sparking spending which, in turn, creates wealth and a bull market.

  • Economic Strength Continues     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    Insight on some promising employment reports, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to 372,000     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    Last week's jobless claims fall to 372,000. Insight on what this means for the economy and how the markets are reacting, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.

  • Energy-Powered Employment     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 7:18 AM ET

    The right energy policy could power a million more jobs, says Jack Gerard, American Petroleum Institute president/CEO, who says recent research shows producing energy off the coast and on shore of this country, it could generate another new million jobs over the course of seven years.

  • Santelli: Will The Job Market Perk Up?     Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 11:23 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down how the amount of people in the labor force can affect the unemployment rate.

  • The Squawk on the Street team break down today's market moving headlines, including Mitt Romney's victory in Iowa, Goldman Sachs upgrading Chipotle, and reports that Paypal president Scott Thompson could be named Yahoo's new CEO.

  • Fed's New Transparency Efforts     Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 3:09 PM ET

    After the FOMC vote, the Committee considered ways in which it might enhance the transparency of its public communications, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman. With Rick Santelli.

  • End of the Mancession?     Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 2:45 PM ET

    New data shows that men have nabbed two out of every three new jobs during this recovery. Could this give an additional boost to men's retailers? Joel Naroff, Naroff Economic Advisors president, and Richard Jaffe, Stifel Nicolaus, weigh in.

  • Money Match Up     Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 5:30 PM ET

    Discussing three ways to make money in the $4 trillion currency market, including the falling euro; profiting from payrolls; and gold's bearish move, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders.

  • First Week of Trading Coming Up     Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 4:43 PM ET

    A look ahead to the first trading week in the new year, and discussing what factors will impact the markets, with Komal Sri-Kumar, TCW chief global strategist and Jeanie Wyatt, South Texas Money Management CEO.

  • Santelli's Take on Housing     Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 2:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on whether housing will continue with momentum into 2012, saying "certainly foreclosures is the big issue, but we don't know how much are going to be in the marketplace because banks are sitting on numbers."

  • One Big Political Idea for 2012     Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 2:07 PM ET

    Sharing perspective on what should be a priority for reviving the economy in 2012, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities senior fellow.

  • Primary Season Starts Tuesday     Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 11:11 AM ET

    Sharing insight into the upcoming Republican primaries starting next week, with former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell and former New Hampshire senator Judd Gregg.

  • Anticipating the Jobs Report     Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 10:03 AM ET

    Discussing whether you should expect a positive number for the upcoming jobs report, with Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist and Bob Mcteer, Dallas Fed former president.

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