WASHINGTON, Aug 27- The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a steadily firming labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 271,000 for the week ended Aug. 22, the Labor Department said on Thursday. A Labor Department analyst...» Read More
CNBC's Steve Liesman digs into today's jobs data. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 195,000 and the unemployment rate remained at 7.6 percent. Julia Coronado, BNP Paribas; John Silvia, Wells Fargo; and CNBC Contributors Jim Iuorio, and Jeff Kilburg; assess what the data means for the economy.
Randy Kroszner, University of Chicago, breaks down the better-than-expected employment numbers. And David Seaburg, Cowen & Company, and Patrick Legland, Societe Generale, share their thoughts on how jobs growth, turmoil in Egypt, Fed fears and a drop in gold are likey to impact the markets.
Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist provides perspective on how Friday's jobs data will impact the Fed's tapering policy and funds rate decision.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a closer look at today's employment report. David Kelly, JP Morgan Funds, and Jennifer Delaney, UBS, share their investment strategies for domestic and emerging markets.
The "Squawk On the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including Friday's better-than-expected jobs number and its impact on the markets, with Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners and Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel. And Samsung's smartphone sales falls short of analyst forecasts.
CNBC's Eamon Javers breaks down the latest number on jobs. And, Anthony Chan, Chase Private Client; Adam Hersh, Center for American Progress; Kevin Hassett American Enterprise Institute; Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli provide perspective on June's accelerated job growth.
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains why he thinks this morning's jobs number will be around 157,000 but Steve Liesman thinks the number will be closer to the 190,000 range.
Dennis Gartman,The Gartman Letter, explains why he has decided the time has come to buy the precious metal again.
Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo Securities, explains why "for the first time in a long time" he is above consensus on Friday's employment data due out later this morning.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on weekly jobless claims and international trade for May, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment, personal income and spending, with Drew Matus of UBS.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on unemployment and discusses what it indicates about jobs and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on retail sales, import/export prices, and weekly jobless claims. And, CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses its likely impact on the markets.
“Taper talk” has added volatility to markets, but it’s had just a marginal impact on the Treasury’s auctions this week, as traders now await the auction of reopened 30-year bonds.
Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, explains how he predetermined today's jobs number and what it indicates about the nation's employment picture and economy.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest number on jobs. "It's a flatline number," replies CNBC's Steve Liesman, talking with CNBC's Rick Santelli about the employment results. With Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute; Austan Goolsbee, Booth School of Business, and Greg Ip, The Economist.
Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute; Austan Goolsbee, Booth School of Business, and Greg Ip, The Economist, discuss what they are expecting to see from Friday's employment data.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the weekly numbers on unemployment and discusses what it indicates about job creation and the U.S. economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Insight on the latest market action, with Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial and Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus.
Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services has the unemployment and gross domestic product numbers. And, CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Tom Higgins, BNY Mellon's Standish chief economist weigh in on what it indicates about the economic recovery and its impact on the markets.