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  • Good jobs numbers, wages lackluster: Pro Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 9:04 AM ET
    Good jobs numbers, wages lackluster: Pro

    Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist, and David Kelly, JPMorgan chief global strategist, provide perspective on Friday's jobs report and the markets.

  • Two things that could trip the Fed: Jim Paulson Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 8:45 AM ET
    Two things that could trip the Fed: Jim Paulson

    Jim Paulson, Wells Capital Management, shares his thoughts on Friday's employment number and its likely impact on Fed policy. AndLanhee Chen, Stanford University, and CNBC's Steve Liesman, weigh in.

  • Making sense of jobs growth Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 8:36 AM ET
    Making sense of jobs growth

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman; Mark Zandi, Moody Analytics; Austan Goolsbee, Booth School of Business, and Lanhee Chen, Stanford University, provide perspective on February's jobs numbers.

  • Job surge! 295K jobs added in February Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    February nonfarm payroll 295,000

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest employment data from the Department of Labor.

  • Why no wage growth? Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 8:09 AM ET
    Why no wage growth?

    Mark Zandi, Moody Analytics; Austan Goolsbee, Booth School of Business, and Lanhee Chen, Stanford University, discuss the relationship behind wage stagnation and productivity.

  • Key factors that could hurt jobs report Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 8:05 AM ET
    Key factors that could hurt jobs data

    Mark Zandi, Moody Analytics; Austan Goolsbee, Booth School of Business, and Lanhee Chen, Stanford University, discuss how layoffs in the energy sector, cold weather, and negative productivity could impact Friday's employment report. I think entitlement spending is a huge problem, says Chen.

  • These sectors jump on positive jobs data Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 8:02 AM ET
    These sectors jump on positive jobs data

    CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at past jobs reports to find which sectors moved higher on positive numbers.

  • 3 things to watch in jobs report Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 7:18 AM ET
    3 things to watch in jobs report

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at several components investors need to consider in Friday's jobs data.

  • Markets eye jobs report for economic clues Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 6:11 AM ET
    Markets eye jobs report for economic clues

    Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, and Jonathan Golub, RBC Capital Markets, provide perspective on the economy and markets ahead of Friday's all-important employment numbers.

  • US QE shows 'it's not working' Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 5:50 AM ET
    US' QE shows 'it's not working'

    Ahead of the opening bell for the U.S. markets today, Scott Shellady, senior vice president at TJM Investments, discusses nonfarm payrolls and quantitative easing

  • Nonfarms Friday: Where to focus on Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    Nonfarms Friday: Where to focus on

    Ahead of the nonfarm payrolls data, Cole Smead, managing director and portfolio manager at Smead Capital Management, weighs in with what he's looking for.

  • How important is this month's NFP? Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    How important is this month's NFP?

    Mitch Reznick, co-head of credit at Hermes Investment Management, says that the nonfarm payrolls number due out today will help signal whether the Federal Reserve will raise rates later this year.

  • Double whammy to weigh on US jobs: Pro Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    Double whammy to weigh on US jobs: Pro

    King Lip, chief investment officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management, expects February's nonfarm payrolls report to come in at the "lower range" due to energy and weather-related woes.

  • What to expect of US February jobs report Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 9:46 PM ET
    What to expect of US February jobs report

    Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Labor under President George W. Bush from 2001-2009, says initial jobless claims have increased over the past 2 months and explains what that means for the upcoming jobs data.

  • Economists, stop blaming the weather: Pro Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 9:15 PM ET
    Economists, stop blaming the weather: Pro

    Gina Sanchez, chairwoman & founder of Chantico Global, disputes the belief of bad weather impacting jobs creation in the U.S. and says February's report is unlikely to see wage growth.

  • Reich: Brace for lower US jobs data in February Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:46 PM ET
    Reich: Brace for lower US jobs data in February

    Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1993-1997, expects a "lower payroll figure" for February given the bad weather in the east coast.

  • US jobs are recovering, but wages lag: Pro Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 5:35 PM ET
    US jobs are recovering, but wages lag: Pro

    While previous jobs reports point to a strong growth trend, wages need to increase more rapidly on a wider basis, says Kathy Bostjancic, director, U.S. Macro Investors Services at Oxford Economics.

  • February US jobs to rise by 230,000: StanChart Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 10:16 PM ET
    February US jobs to rise by 230,000: StanChart

    Will Oswald, global head of FICC Research at Standard Chartered Bank, outlines his forecast for Friday's nonfarm payrolls and says the key risk for markets is the FOMC meeting next week.

  • US stocks nervous ahead of jobs report: Pro Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 9:17 PM ET
    US stocks nervous ahead of jobs report: Pro

    Apart from profit-taking, the declines in Wall Street point to concerns over Friday's nonfarm payrolls, says JJ Kinahan, chief strategist at TD Ameritrade.

  • Jobs will prove that US needs a rate hike: Pro Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:18 PM ET
    Jobs will prove that US needs a rate hike: Pro

    Doug Sandler, chief equity strategist at Riverfront Investment Group, is optimistic that this year's job reports will make the case for an interest rate hike in the U.S.