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U.S. stock index futures ticked higher across the board Friday following the nonfarm payrolls report.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how the markets are likely to react to Friday's employment report.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the data on March's employment report.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman provide their best guess on Friday's jobs number.
Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, and Austan Goolsbee, Booth School of Business, share their call on the jobs number. I think we'll see if the weather played a factor in the data, says Goolsbee.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow, and Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors, share their perspective on March's jobs report.
Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute, share their outlook on this morning's employment data. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at what the markets expect to see in this morning's jobs report.
Maury Harris, UBS chief economist, and Michelle Girard, RBS chief economist, provide their predictions for Friday's jobs numbers. We are seeing signs wages are picking up, says Harris.
If it's the first Friday of the month, it's a good bet it's a jobs Friday. CNBC's Steve Liesman explains how the employment report is compiled and why it's so closely-watched by the financial markets.
Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, provides a preview of Friday morning's jobs report. I expect to see an increase of 150,000, predicts Brien.
Patrick O'Keefe, director or economic research at CohnReznick, expects nonfarm payrolls to come in above 200k and says it should push U.S. private employment to a record high in March.
Ian Harnett, European strategist at Absolute Strategy Research, says the direction for U.S. jobs is "broadly positive" and explains how rising wages could be good for companies' margins.
Jeffrey Cleveland, Principle & Chief Economist at Payden & Rygel, explains why he expects Friday's U.S. payrolls report to fall short of expectations.
Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Bank, says overall positive signs of a U.S. recovery will alleviate markets if Friday's jobs report disappoints.
Paul Mackel, Head of Asia Currency Research at HSBC, explains his optimism for a strong U.S. jobs number and how that could lift the greenback higher.
Jerry Webman, Chief Economist & Senior Investment Strategist at OppenheimerFunds, says markets should not be too "obsessed" with the March jobs data as it may still be weather distorted.
Toby Lawson, Managing Director at Newedge, explains why he is expecting a surge in the number of jobs created in March.
Robert Reich, Former U.S. Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration, discusses the health of the U.S. labor market amid a "slow improvement" in its economy.
Fred Dickson, Chief Investment Strategist at Davidson Companies, explains why he's so optimistic for a robust jobs figure for March.