Nightly Business Report – February 5, 2016

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the unemployment rate falls below 5%, so why did stocks drop so sharply?

And, meet the man who had the bright idea to keep America’s workforce injury-free.

ASTRONAUT

NASA is reviewing more than 6,000 applicants for astronauts but will select only eight to 14 for its new class. What it’s looking for.

linkedin

LinkedIn said it expects first-quarter revenue around $820 million, but Wall Street had expected about $868.3 million.

private jet

Private jets are expected to descend on the San Francisco Bay area for Super Bowl 50, making it one of the biggest private jet events of the year.

metals

There may be some precious opportunities to be found in this space, traders say.

traders

Hiring slowed substantially in January, but the fact that more people were working for higher pay signals strength.

crane

As images flashed across social media of the scene, the FDNY said it received a call about the incident at about 8:24 a.m. ET.

NBR-Thum

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what Congress can really do about the cost of prescription drugs.

And, the stunning move made by a big oil company.

Nightly Business Report – February 4, 2016

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, what Congress can really do about the cost of prescription drugs.

And, the stunning move made by a big oil company.

TRADERS STRESSED

CNBC went all the way to World War II to see if bear markets can predict recessions, and what other impact they might have.

martin shrekli

After his hearing at Brooklyn court on Wednesday, Martin Shkreli will no longer be speaking to the press according to his new lawyer.

russian saudi oil

Oil prices are up sharply in Asian hours as the dollar index hit a seven-week low and on rumors about a possible supply deal.

chart on desktop

One of the world’s riskiest investments may be getting ready for some relief rallies.

NBR-Thum

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the economy gets some unexpectedly weak news about one of its most important sectors.

And, why are financial stocks fumbling?

Nightly Business Report- February 3, 2016

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the economy gets some unexpectedly weak news about one of its most important sectors. And, why are financial stocks fumbling?