• Goldilocks US Jobs Data Keep 'Taper' Talk Alive Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 9:46 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    The modestly improving jobs outlook is enough to send stocks higher at the open, while prompting bond yields to move up -- and keep Fed tapering talk alive in the market.

  • White House Reacts to Jobs Number  Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 9:39 AM ET

    "Today's report shows that the economy is continuing to recover," said Alan Krueger, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman, commenting on today's better-than-expected employment report.

  • Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

    Investors may have overreacted recently to the possibility of the U.S. Federal Reserve winding down its asset-buying stimulus, a top U.S. central bank official said.

  • Greenspan: Taper Now, Even If Economy Isn't Ready Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 7:35 AM ET
    Alan Greenspan

    Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC on Friday that the central bank should taper its $85 billion a month bond buying even if the economy is not ready for it.

  • Yen Rally Causes Shock, Selling Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 2:30 PM ET

    There are rip-your-face-off rallies and then there are the rip-your-face-off retreats—the kind Wall Street experienced Thursday during a brief but vicious yen surge.

  • Dollar and Stocks Could Be Ready to Part Ways Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    That love affair between stocks and the dollar may be heading for the rocks now that expectations are dimming that the Fed is planning an early end to easy money.

  • Progress on the Job Front Will Be Slow, but Steady Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 10:05 AM ET

    Even as federal budget cuts put the squeeze on government hiring, private employers are creating new jobs at a steady, but painfully slow, pace.

  • Jobs Picture Steady as Claims Post Slight Drop Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 9:10 AM ET
    Hundreds line up to attend a job fair in New York in April.

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to moderate job growth despite slowing economic activity.

  • Move Along Folks, No Stock Bubble Here: Survey Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 8:56 AM ET
  • ETFs Wreaking Havoc on Stocks Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    ETFs create "wild gyrations" that make investors nervous, Starwood Capital's Barry Sternlicht tells CNBC.

  • Will Friday's Jobs Report Save Stocks? Pros Weigh In Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 7:51 AM ET

    Leading market experts and economists interviewed on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Thursday offered their predictions on the Fed, the economy, and stocks.

  • Job Cuts Decline for 3rd Straight Month: Challenger Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 7:33 AM ET
    Job seekers wait in line to meet with employers at the 25th Annual CUNY big Apple Job and Internship Fair at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.

    The number of planned layoffs at U.S. firms fell in May for the third month in a row, a report on Thursday showed.

  • Market Pullback Could Finally Be at Hand Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    Warning signs for stocks have been flashing as the market settles into what could finally be the pullback traders have been looking for through most of this year.

  • Housing Grows, Hiring Slow, Sequester Hits: Fed Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:00 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies during a hearing before the Joint Economic Committee May 22, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

    Real estate and banking grew but a strong level of hiring was still hard to find amid "modest to moderate" economic growth, according to the Fed's latest economic observations.

  • US Services Sector Growth Beats Estimates in May Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Activity in the US services sector picked up slightly in May, though growth was lackluster. A separate report showed that new orders for US factory goods rose in April.

  • FHA's Worst-Case Losses May Actually Be Worse Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 9:30 AM ET
    Representative Darrell Issa

    The FHA may have tried to hide the magnitude of potential losses in an future economic emergency, lawmakers say.

  • US Employers Pay Less in Q1, but Get More Work Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 8:40 AM ET
    Hundreds line up to attend a job fair in New York in April.

    U.S. labor-related costs fell in the first quarter by the most in four years, but nonfarm productivity rose modestly.

  • 'Summer of Volatility' Heats Up as Nikkei Sinks Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 3:40 AM ET

    The 1967 "summer of love" may have initiated a major political and cultural shift, but 2013 looks set to produce a sizeable change in investors' blood pressure.

  • Fed's Fisher: Markets Hooked on 'Monetary Cocaine' Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 12:33 AM ET
    Richard Fisher, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

    The Fed can't fear that the market will be unhappy if it doesn't get more "monetary cocaine," the Dallas Fed president said.

  • Swoon in June? Don't Count on It Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 6:48 PM ET

    Bulls cheered as stocks defied the "sell in May and go away" pattern, and traders say investors may not have to worry about a "June swoon" either.

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