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Brian Sponheimer, auto & capital equipment analyst at Gabelli & Company, explains why he's not worried about slower-than-expected U.S. auto sales in February.
Haim Malka, deputy director for the Middle East program at Center for Strategic & International Studies, explains the significance of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech.
While U.S. markets still see upside potential, short-term concerns such as soft U.S. data have resulted in a pullback, says Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Boston Private Wealth.
Tariq Fancy, founder of Canadian tech start-up Rumie Initiative, outlines the firm's growth plans so as to provide kids in the developing world the chance to learn.
While China's sooner-than-expected rate cut could be seen positively, markets could also infer that the economy isn't doing very well, says independent economist Andy Xie.
With policy decisions made by a selected few, conventions like the National People's Congress are "not meaningful in substance," says independent economist Andy Xie.
Norikazu Saito, senior managing executive officer, Finance & Accounting, at Japan Airlines, expects profitability to improve due to cost-cutting measures and solid travel demand to Japan.
Scott Haslem, chief economist, Australia at UBS, discusses the raft of Australian data released early Tuesday and explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia will unveil a rate cut later in the day.
John Woods, MD, head of Fixed Income & senior portfolio manager at Citi Investment Management, says the U.S rate hike will be the critical focus for markets over the next 2-3 quarters.
Luisa Kroll, assistant managing editor for Wealth at Forbes Media, says the magazine's annual billionaires list shows China and California's tech entrepreneurs rising in terms of wealth creation.
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Christopher Rolland, semiconductor analyst at FBR Capital Markets, expects M&A activities in the semiconductor industry to accelerate.
While the Nasdaq Composite's close above the 5,000 mark is a solid move, it is "nothing more than a round number," says Kenny Polcari, director at O'Neil Securities.
Simon Robertson, CFO of Auckland Airport, attributes the boom in Chinese tourists to the unique experience that New Zealand offers, instead of a "currency play."
Chetan Ahya, chief Asia economist at Morgan Stanley, says the People's Bank of China needs to cut interest rates further because real interest rates remain "pretty high."
Medha Samant, investment Director, Asian Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, is positive about the state of China's re-balancing act and explains where the firm is focusing on.
The new design in Samsung's Galaxy S6 will appeal to its loyal fans, but will not attract users of the iPhone 6, says Marc Einstein, industry principal, ICT Practice at Frost & Sullivan.
While a rise in U.S. interest rates will occur in 2015, the hike will come likely later in the year, instead of June, says Michael Hanson, senior U.S. economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research.
David Kass, professor of Finance at University of Maryland, explains why Berkshire manager Ajit Jain is Warren Buffett's "first choice" for a successor.
A weakening housing sector and exports coming under pressure are dimming China's growth prospects, says Richard Iley, chief economist for Asia at BNP Paribas.
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