Here are 7 non-financial companies in the Russell 1000 index that have bled through $2 billion or more in free cash flow in 2014.
Staples reported higher-than-expected quarterly sales and profit as demand recovered for core office supplies such as paper and ink products.
Sam Le Cornu, Senior Portfolio Manager at Macquarie comments on China markets and property plays.
Ben Collett, Head of Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers, explains the factors behind the weak market debut of Japan Display.
David Garrity, Principal at GVA Research comments on Oracle's outlook and why he prefers Microsoft instead.
Stephen Wood, Portfolio Manager, Australian Small Companies Fund at UBS, explains why he's positive on gold miners and Domino's.
Tim Farrar, Analyst at TMF Associates, explains why he thinks Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son may face obstacles in his plan to shake things up for the telecommunications industry in the U.S.
Mark Konyn, CEO of Cathay Conning Asset Management, says the technology sector may receive a leg up from China's reforms and advancements in emerging markets which could lead to increased capex spending.
Jeremy Hill, Principal & Chief Market Strategist at Affinity Investment Advisors, explains why he think there is no reason for the Fed to pause tapering.
Mohammed Apabhai, Head of Asia Pacific Trading Strategies at Citi, says China wants to make small, rather than drastic changes, to its policies.
Dipen Sheth, Head of Institutional Research at HDFC Securities, discusses India's outlook after January consumer price inflation slows to its lowest level in two years.
Ben Collett, Head of Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers, explains why he doesn't mind taking the 3-4% losses while buying into any weakness in China.
Investors in Asia seemed to shrug off China's stronger-than-expected growth domestic product data. CNBC's Eunice Yoon describes some of the headwinds that may be weighing on sentiment.
Atul Goyal, Senior Analyst at Jefferies, compares two of the biggest companies in movie industry, and explains why Disney is faring better in United States.
Nick Verdi, Director, FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Barclays, explains why he still likes being short on the Aussie, and explains why Asian currencies are very sensitive to U.S. treasury yields.
Mikihiko Yamato, Deputy Head of Research at Ji Asia, talks about Fast Retailing's recent expansion into U.S. markets, and explains why they will enjoy this adventure.
Aadil Ebrahim, Managing Director at Bowen Asia says investors have usually priced in political volatility when investing in Thailand.
David Dietze, President & Chief Investment Strategist at Point View Wealth Management, says even though interest rates are still low, it's safer to say cautious and selective in the stock market.
Khoon Goh, Senior FX Strategist at ANZ, says risk seeking and the search for yield trades will come back with no taper and little clarity from the Fed.
Despite the lackluster reaction in Indonesia's currency and stock market, the Indonesian central bank's surprise interest rate hike was the right move.