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Mitul Kotecha, Head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays, forecasts the euro to hit 107 against the greenback by end-2015 and outlines his expectations for the European Central Bank.

Apple's stock is better than Samsung: Pro  Wed, 7 Jan '15 | 9:33 PM ET

While Samsung shares are cheap, Apple has better fundamentals on the back of robust sales of the iPhone 6, says Scott Nations, Chief Investment Officer & President at NationsShares.

Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst at The Motley Fool, advises investors to keep an eye on stocks with "free upside on higher interest rates", like Australian stock transfer company Computershare.

France gun attack seems systematic: RAND  Wed, 7 Jan '15 | 9:11 PM ET

Stephanie Pezard, Political Scientist at RAND, says the attack in Paris seems "organized and probably planned by a group," which makes it different from the lone-wolf siege in Sydney last month.

Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight, says governance and corruption issues may hinder President Mahinda Rajapaksa's chances of winning a third term.

While mainland investors have built in "a QE-type of expectation", Hong Kong investors have yet to do so. If that materializes, HK-traded Chinese stocks may get a boost, says Vincent Chan, Head of China Equity Research at Credit Suisse.

Why this expert is betting big on Japan  Wed, 7 Jan '15 | 8:18 PM ET

Daryl Liew, head of portfolio management at REYL Singapore, expects Prime Minister Abe to push through some difficult structural reforms like corporate tax cuts in Japan this year.

Samsung remains in a 'tough spot': Pro  Wed, 7 Jan '15 | 8:05 PM ET

Samsung will need to make a bigger splash with its new Galaxy phone due in March and prove their competitiveness in the high-end market, says Edward Snyder, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Charter Equity Research.

Jamie Fink, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Mimosa Networks, introduces its wireless technologies that aim to match the speed, reliability and cost of fiber networks.

Why 2015 will be a robust year for markets  Wed, 7 Jan '15 | 7:12 PM ET

Joel Stern, Chairman and CEO of Stern Value Management, says U.S. growth is a "done deal" and markets are pricing that in. He adds that the U.S. jobless rate will continue to fall, but at a slower pace.

What cheaper oil means for aviation sector  Wed, 7 Jan '15 | 7:34 PM ET

Robert Martin, CEO of BOC Aviation, outlines the impact of falling oil prices on airline operating costs and consumer spending.

Doug Archer, Associate Dean for Research at the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, says the recent food safety scandals are minor blips compared to microbiological hazards.

Is the euro zone a failure?  Wed, 7 Jan '15 | 7:16 PM ET

Joel Stern, Chairman and CEO of Stern Value Management, explains why the concept of a euro zone hasn't worked. He also discusses why quantitative easing won't be the solution to Europe's growth woes.

Peter Boardman, Managing Director at Tradewinds, expects a 3-4 percent rise in wages from April onwards, which will subsequently lead to improvements in Japan's consumption spending.

Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Strategist at ANZ and Dan Yergin, Vice Chairman at IHS, say the rise in demand won't be able to offset the increase in supply, and debate what that means for prices.

Kamran Bokhari, Vice President of Middle Eastern & South Asian Affairs at Stratfor, says recent attacks indicate that terrorists have become more sophisticated.

Why lower oil prices can be destabilizing  Wed, 7 Jan '15 | 6:16 PM ET

While cheaper oil is a welcomed tax cut, it also affects hiring and job creations in the U.S., says Jason Brady, Head of Fixed-Income & Managing Director at Thornburg Investment Management.

Alain Molinie, Co-Founder & CEO of AwoX, introduces the firm's products, including a LED light bulb, which is equipped with an aroma diffuser and music speaker.

Even if the European Central Bank is willing to unleash full-blown QE, execution could take months or even the whole of 2015, says Gina Sanchez, Chairwoman & Founder, Chantico Global.

David Rosenberg, Chief Economist and Strategist at Gluskin Sheff, expects volatility to spike in 2015 due to factors like falling oil prices but remains optimistic that stocks will manage to end the year higher.

Tens of thousands have gathered on the streets of Paris to show their respect for victims killed by gunmen at the office of a satirical French publication. CNBC's Hadley Gamble with the latest.

Are self-driving cars about to get real?  Wed, 7 Jan '15 | 12:45 AM ET

Mark Hung, Vice President of wireless technologies and research at Gartner, says refinements need to be made for driverless cars to actualize and explains his concerns about the security of "internet of things."

Tight presidential election set in Sri Lanka  Wed, 7 Jan '15 | 12:31 AM ET

Rajiva Wijesinha, Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament, explains why President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is running for a third time, will see stiff competition from his former health minister, Maithripala Sirisena.

Euro - 'a case of steady decline': Westpac  Wed, 7 Jan '15 | 12:14 AM ET

Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac, says upside for the currency could be limited amid growing expectations for easing in Europe and divergence in global central bank policies.

Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, explains why he's overlooking simmering uncertainty in Greece to be overweight European equities.

CES 2015 is all about connectivity: Expert  Tue, 6 Jan '15 | 10:43 PM ET

Brad Gastwirth, Chief Executive Officer at ABR Investment Strategy, says greater connectivity will see the beginning of the transition towards a "smarter everything."

Signs of a recovery in iron ore?  Tue, 6 Jan '15 | 10:31 PM ET

Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment Officer at Ayers Alliance Securities, outlines the "encouraging signs" which may help iron ore prices rally to $75 a tonne.

Boeing, Airbus form 'effective duopoly': Pro  Tue, 6 Jan '15 | 10:22 PM ET

Richard Aboulafia, Vice President of Analysis at Teal Group, discusses the competition between Airbus and Boeing in the aircraft manufacturing industry.

Why nervous traders are fleeing to Treasurys  Tue, 6 Jan '15 | 10:03 PM ET

Investors are buying into bonds because they are worried about equities, valuations and falling oil prices, says Kumar Palghat, Founder & Director of Kapstream Capital.

Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi, believes that the Malaysian ringgit will continue to underperform amid lower oil prices. Hence investors should continue to short the currency.

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