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What falling rig counts mean for oil prices

Alejandro Barbajosa, vice president of Crude Middle East & Asia-Pacific at Argus Media, says the stabilizing effect of falling oil rig counts may only materialize in mid-2016.

Taiwan jet with 58 on board crashes into river

A TransAsia Airways flight carrying 58 passengers has reportedly crashed into a river in Taiwan. CNBC's Samantha Loring reports.

Despite earnings miss, this expert still likes LVMH

King Lip, chief investment officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management, says low valuations, launch of new designs and a weak euro will be tailwinds for the luxury goods maker's stock.

Toyota Q3 earnings: What to expect   Tue, 3 Feb '15 | 10:33 PM ET
Toyota Q3 earnings: What to expect

Apart from positive factors like a weak yen, Mohit Arora, executive director, Asia Pacific at J.D. Power, outlines what Toyota Motors is doing right in China to outrun competition.

IHS remains bearish on oil prices   Tue, 3 Feb '15 | 10:25 PM ET
IHS remains bearish on oil prices

Despite the recent rally, oil markets remain way oversupplied amid too little demand, says Victor Shum, vice president at IHS Energy Insight.

Oil's comeback has legs to run far: Expert   Tue, 3 Feb '15 | 10:13 PM ET
Oil's comeback has legs to run far: Expert

Thierry Apoteker, executive chairman at TAC Economics, expects Brent crude to hit $70 a barrel sometime this quarter and $90 a barrel later this year.

What's driving risk aversion in the dollar?

Greg Gibbs, senior currency strategist at RBS, says interest rate cuts by global central banks are inducing a sense of panic and risk aversion in the greenback.

Why this analyst isn't worried about Disney

Neil Macker, equity analyst at Morningstar, says Disney's plans to move forward cautiously, along with its ability to make appropriate acquisitions, underlie the firm's strength.

S&P 500 hits 2,050 - what's next?   Tue, 3 Feb '15 | 9:19 PM ET
S&P 500 hits 2,050 - what's next?

JJ Kinahan, chief strategist at TD Ameritrade, discusses the significance of the S&P 500 hitting the 2,050 level overnight, along with the rotation between fixed income and stocks.

After RBA rate cut, mortgage competition set to heat up: Pro

John Symond, executive chairman of Aussie Home Loans, says Tuesday's rate cut will intensify competition in Australia's mortgage sector, as banks feel comfortable bolstering their loan book with home loans.

Don't be too happy about oil's rebound just yet

Daryl Guppy, CEO at Guppytraders.com, says U.S. crude is seeing a short-term rally within the context of a downtrend, while benchmark Brent could rally to $60-62 a barrel before retreating again.

China slowdown seeing light at the end of the tunnel?

Fan Cheuk Wan, chief investment officer, Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse Private Banking and Wealth Management, says the shift to an easing tone in monetary policy bias will stabilize growth in China.

Echo Entertainment: H1 profits are 'gratifying'

Matt Bekier, CEO of Echo Entertainment, says a robust international VIP business is the standout performer in the first-half and explains why the Australian casino firm is insulated from weak domestic consumer sentiment.

New tax rules in China making firms anxious: EY

Andrew Choy, Greater China International Tax Services leader at Ernst & Young, discusses the implementation of new tax rules in China, which targets cross-border tax avoidance.

Why Carnival is betting big on China   Tue, 3 Feb '15 | 7:31 PM ET
Why Carnival is betting big on China

Arnold Donald, president & CEO of Carnival, expects the mainland to overtake the U.S. and Europe in becoming the largest cruising market in the world soon.

This is why stocks are rallying   Tue, 3 Feb '15 | 7:15 PM ET
This is why stocks are rallying

Mark Tinker, head of AXA Framlington Asia, attributes the stock rallies in Australia and Europe to a re-pricing according to declines in the local currencies, instead of market optimism.

Why Carnival isn't feeling a weak-oil boost

Arnold Donald, president & CEO of Carnival Corporation, discusses how the cruise ship operator is seeking a balance between the effects of cheaper oil and a stronger U.S. dollar.

Disney saw a 'blockbuster quarter': Analyst

Vasily Karasyov, senior analyst for Media at Sterne Agee, discusses Disney's first-quarter earnings and explains why there is a delay in the opening of its Shanghai-based theme park.

How cheaper oil has skewed US auto sales   Tue, 3 Feb '15 | 6:43 PM ET
How cheaper oil has skewed US auto sales

Sales of gas-guzzlers from General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler are rising due to lower petrol prices, says David Kudla, CEO & chief investment strategist at Mainstay Capital Management.

Why are oil bulls back in the game?   Tue, 3 Feb '15 | 6:32 PM ET
Why are oil bulls regaining confidence?

John Carey, executive vice president & portfolio manager at Pioneer Investments, discusses the rebound in crude oil prices despite the imbalance between supply and demand.

All systems go for US stocks? Maybe not yet: Pro

David Malpass, president of Encima Global, says the outlook for U.S. equities this year remains dependent on the domestic economy, which has seen patchy data this week.

An EM crisis is brewing, says this expert   Tue, 3 Feb '15 | 5:51 PM ET
An EM crisis is brewing, says this expert

Atul Lele, CIO of Deltec International Group, says slowing U.S. dollar liquidity growth and falling commodity prices could spark a crisis in emerging markets this year.

UBS says oil is poised for a comeback   Tue, 3 Feb '15 | 5:35 PM ET
UBS says oil is poised for a comeback

After an aggressive selloff for the past 7 months, $59 a barrel remains an inappropriate long term price, which makes it an attractive entry point, says Daniel Morgan, global commodities analyst at UBS.

Are US markets looking 'bubble-ish'?   Tue, 3 Feb '15 | 5:23 PM ET
Are US markets looking 'bubble-ish'?

Meb Faber, CIO of Cambria Investment Management, says U.S. stocks are approaching the end of the bull run, with valuations becoming increasingly expensive.

Disney Q1 earnings 'balanced and strong': Pro

Martin Pyykkonen, managing director of Rosenblatt Securities, says strong performances from "Frozen" merchandise sales and theme parks helped the firm to beat earnings estimates.

Obama's budget plan 'not a good deal': Pro   Tue, 3 Feb '15 | 12:51 AM ET
Obama's budget plan 'not a good deal': Pro

Christian Whiton, principal at DC International Advisory, discusses U.S. President Barack Obama's calls for a one-time, 14 percent tax on profits held overseas by companies.

'Window for rate cut is closing in Asia': ANZ

Glenn Maguire, chief economist, Asia Pacific at ANZ, says the window for a rate cut in Asia is closing hence if central banks do not cut interest rates by June, they are likely to be on hold for the rest of 2015.

Reading Exxon Mobil's Q4 earnings   Tue, 3 Feb '15 | 12:25 AM ET
Reading Exxon Mobil's Q4 earnings

Gaurav Sodhi, resources analyst at Intelligent Investor, says the fall in earnings was modest compared to the rout in oil markets, but markets were surprised by the firm's announcement to increase production.

RBI stands pat on interest rates, what's next?

Glenn Maguire, chief economist, Asia Pacific at ANZ, says the Reserve Bank of India's decision was within expectations. Moving forward, focus will fall on the Union budget for clues on India's fiscal policy outlook.

Greek negotiations could roil markets: Strategist

David Shairp, managing director, senior strategist and portfolio manager at JP Morgan Asset Management, says the start of a "protracted negotiation" between Greece and the rest of Europe will unsettle markets in the short term.

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