Economic Reports Nonfarm Payrolls


  • Expect around 180,000 US jobs: ANZ

    Ahead of Friday's nonfarm payrolls, Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ, expects a surprise upside in the data.

  • Is bad news actually bad news this year?

    Eddie Tam, CEO of Central Asset Investments, explains that unlike last year, a dismal jobs report on Friday won't trigger a policy response from the Fed.

  • US growth seeing 'fits and starts': Elaine Chao

    Elaine Chao, Former U.S. Secretary of Labor from 2001 to 2009, explains why the U.S. economy isn't seeing the type of rebound that is normally expected after a recession.

  • Weak jobs report won't shock markets: Pro

    Dan Greenhaus, Chief Global Strategist at BTIG, explains why markets won't be surprised if Friday's jobs report comes in weaker-than-expected.

  • Don't ignore US weather impact: Rockwell Global

    Peter Cardillo, Chief Market Economist at Rockwell Global Capital, attributes weak U.S. economic data to seasonal factors but is optimistic on job creation.

  • Market positioned for weak jobs report: RBS

    Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says a fall in U.S. yields indicates that markets have already priced in a disappointing nonfarm payrolls report.

  • ISM data should ease fears: Liesman

    CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on the January ISM data and what it means for the U.S. economy.

  • US economy will continue to progress: Pro

    Kevin Adams, director of fixed income at Henderson Global Investors, discusses the U.S. economy with an eye to the all - important January jobs data.

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Chatter the Federal Reserve may stop its taper program is premature. It would have to believe the U.S. economy is undeniably slowing.

  • Perez: Education is the great equalizer

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, discusses the importance of credentials to obtain middle class jobs.

  • Labor Secretary Perez on Obama's 'year of action'

    President Obama won't hesitate to take executive action to move forward, says Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, sharing his thoughts on what he expects to hear tonight from President Obama's State of the Union address, which will include such topics as jobs creation; immigration reform, and fair wages.

  • AFL-CIO pres.: Unions give workers a strong voice

    Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO president, discusses the role of labor unions in America, comments on Amazon employee efforts to unionize and what he would do to help.

  • Why U.S. markets could be off to the races

    Richard Harris, Chief Executive at Port Shelter Investment Management, says one swallow does not make a summer and one bad jobs report does not change the broader picture. He explains why he's bullish on U.S. markets.

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks fell midday after Goldman Sachs strategists issued cautious comments and Fed official Lockhart said he supported tapering.

  • Treasury yields at risk of further fall: Pro

    Philip Tyson, government bond strategist at ICAP, discusses U.S Treasurys after highlighting that Friday's jobs report in the U.S. "contrasts significantly" with other data.

  • Is weather to blame for weak labor participation?

    Discussing what factors led to today's abysmal employment data, with John Canally, LPL Financial investment strategist and economist, and Larry McDonald, Newedge USA senior director. Canally expects a snapback in jobs creation over the next few months.

  • Santelli Exchange: Fischer a problem for Yellen?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and James Bianco, Bianco Research president, discuss the nomination of Stan Fischer for Fed Vice Chair and break down the Fed's forward guidance plan.

  • Jobs number out of context: Economist

    Discussing if the big miss on jobs is hurting the markets, with Stephen Wood, Russell Investments chief market strategist, and Bob Baur, Principal Global Investors chief global economist. Baur thinks the markets will ignore the number and acceleration will continue.

  • Should you disregard Friday's US jobs data?

    Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, explains why the low U.S. jobs number is not "necessarily important."

  • Surprising jobs number adds confusion: Economist

    Thomas Lee, JPMorgan's chief U.S. equity strategist, and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial's chief economist, react to the December jobs report.