Economic Reports Nonfarm Payrolls


  • What the jobs numbers mean

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how the markets are likely to react to Friday's employment report.

  • March non-farm payrolls up 192, 000; unemployment 6.7%

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the data on March's employment report.

  • Final jobs predictions

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman provide their best guess on Friday's jobs number.

  • Confidence grows on jobs outlook: Pro

    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.

  • What experts expect from jobs numbers

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow, and Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors, share their perspective on March's jobs report.

  • Pro expects upside surprise in  jobs data

    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.

  • Market certain of solid jobs number: Liesman

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at what the markets expect to see in this morning's jobs report.

  • Pro forecasts rise in payrolls to 250,000

    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.

  • This is how the monthly jobs report is calculated

    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.

  • Will weather dampen employment numbers?

    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.

  • US private jobs at highest since recession?

    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.

  • US jobs: Don't focus too much on number

    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.

  • Expect US jobs just short of 200,000: Pro

    Jeffrey Cleveland, Principle & Chief Economist at Payden & Rygel, explains why he expects Friday's U.S. payrolls report to fall short of expectations.

  • Why a weak jobs report may not rattle markets

    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.

  • Go long on the greenback ahead of US jobs: HSBC

    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.

  • March jobs data could still be confusing: Pro

    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.

  • US jobs at 275,000? This expert thinks so

    Toby Lawson, Managing Director at Newedge, explains why he is expecting a surge in the number of jobs created in March.

  • US economy 'improving very slowly': Expert

    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.

  • US March nonfarm payrolls may be at 225,000: Pro

    Fred Dickson, Chief Investment Strategist at Davidson Companies, explains why he's so optimistic for a robust jobs figure for March.

  • This will make or break the US dollar

    The U.S. dollar may take a hit if Friday's nonfarm payrolls report comes in below 200,000, says Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager, FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets.