Peter Schacknow has served as Senior Producer at CNBC's Breaking News Desk since March 2006, producing breaking news stories and serving as copy editor for CNBC's flagship morning show, "Squawk Box." Prior to that, Schacknow spent seven years as morning anchor and reporter at Bloomberg Radio, specializing in business news and financial market coverage. In addition to anchoring, he covered a wide variety of events from the field, including the annual meeting of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in Omaha and the Business Council CEO Conference in Florida. While at Bloomberg, Schacknow was nominated as Best Business Anchor by the New York Air Awards, and won an award from the NYS Society of CPAs for his "Tax Smart Now" series. This marks Schacknow's second stint at CNBC: he was a founding employee back in 1989, eventually rising to Supervising Producer before moving in 1994 to the CNBC Dow Jones Business Video operation as an on-air reporter. His experience also includes time at the CBS, ABC, and UPI Radio Networks, as well as radio stations WOR (New York), WGSM and WLIR (Long Island), and WVBR-FM and WTKO (Ithaca, N.Y).
A truckload of data will hit markets, but it's the jobs report Friday when Wall Street is closed that will be the most important.
Next week's March employment data could be crucial to setting the course of the dollar for months to come.
Names on the move ahead of the open.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks just before the close Friday, and you can bet Wall Street will delay the start of its weekend to listen.
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