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  • Jobs growth: Close—but here's a cigar anyway Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 9:57 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The March payrolls missed Wall Street's estimates, but the jobs market is not as bad as we thought it was.

  • What the jobs numbers mean     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how the markets are likely to react to Friday's employment report.

  • 3 reasons cheap mortgages won't help first-timers Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 12:23 PM ET

    Many first-time homebuyers are being left on the sidelines, watching all that cheap money inch higher because, among other reasons, lending requirements remain tight.

  • This is how you kick-start job growth: Energy CEO Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 10:48 AM ET

    The U.S. economy doesn't need more service-sector jobs with stagnant wages, the CEO of a major energy company tells CNBC.

  • 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.

  • Hunt is on for spring housing     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    For the vast majority of buyers, this has been a good time to get into the market, says Anika Khan, Wells Fargo Securities, sharing her thoughts on historically low mortgage rates and how trade-up buyers and baby boomers are impacting home sales. And Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, weighs in.

  • 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.

  • Gators' march to Final Four     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    Dr. Bernie Machen, University of Florida president, discusses his team's success trip on the road to the NCAA semi-finals, and the big business of college basketball.

  • How HFT works     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at the mechanics of high-frequency trading.

  • Southern's hiring strategy: CEO     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 7:37 AM ET

    Thomas Fanning, Chairman, president & CEO of Southern Company, discusses how his company is creating jobs in the energy sector.

  • Drilling for jobs     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 7:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson takes a look at how National Oilwell Varco is filling the skilled labor gap by investing millions of dollars to train workers.

  • Best blockbuster bets for the summer     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    Brett Harriss, Gabelli & Company analyst, shares his thoughts on which movies will score big this season and which media companies will likely profit from the consumers' demand for media.

  • 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.

  • Why I'm bearish on Friday's jobs report: Pro Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 8:21 AM ET
    A job seeker, left, talks with a McDonald's Corp. representative at a job fair for concession employment opportunities at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Jan. 13, 2014.

    Discounting this winter's frigid weather, strategist Lou Brien tells CNBC why he thinks Friday's jobs report will fall short of consensus estimates.

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

  • Hedge funds meet the masses     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    Henry Davis, Arden Asset Management president, discusses his plan to bring alternative offerings to the retail investor, claiming these options offer investors more choices.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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