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  • 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.

  • February nonfarm payroll 295,000

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

  • 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 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

    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

    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

    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'

    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

    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?

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • 8-10% correction coming for US stocks: Pro

    Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital, says an 8-10 percent pullback could happen in the U.S. markets this month due to technical factors.

  • Expect 240,000 US jobs in February: Pro

    Doug Gordon, investment strategist at Russell Investments, explains why he's expecting a better jobs report than market consensus and says the Fed will likely start hiking rates in September.