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Do you want to live on Mars? Sign up here   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 10:20 PM ET
Do you want to live on Mars? Sign up here

Bas Lansdorp, Co-founder and CEO of Mars One, says more than 200,000 people signed up for the firm's mission to Mars. He also explains why his project is less pricier than NASA's.

US stocks set for technical correction: Cardillo

Peter Cardillo, Chief Market Economist at Rockwell Global Capital, is expecting a poor earnings season ahead due to the strong dollar, which should bring about a healthy correction for U.S. stocks.

Nobel Laureate Robert J. Shiller

Robert Shiller, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Economics and Economics Professor at Yale University, explains why oil is among his top investments and that Fed isn't in a hurry to hike rates.

This project aims to end extreme poverty by 2030

Hugh Evans, CEO of The Global Poverty Project, describes how structural impediments, like restricted education for girls and limited access to vaccinations, traps people into poverty.

Are markets complacent about the Middle East?

Jim O'Neill, former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, discusses the risk of ignoring Yemen's political conflict. He also explains why cheaper oil may not help the U.S.

Market risk is receding: State Street   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 8:05 PM ET
Market risk is receding: State Street

Thomas Poullaouec, APAC Head of Strategy & Research, Asia Pacific, at State Street Global Advisors, says global market risk has declined from the previous quarter.

Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade & Investment of Australia, expresses uncertainty over the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal as it faces stiff opposition in the U.S. Congress.

How robots can help Japan's economy   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 7:40 PM ET
How robots can help Japan's economy

Tadahiro Kawada, President of Kawada Industries, describes the company's "collaborative robots," and how they can improve productivity in Japan.

GE: How we're managing FX volatility   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 7:30 PM ET
GE: How we're managing FX volatility

John Rice, Vice Chairman of General Electric, explains how a stronger dollar is both hurting and benefiting the company.

Watch out, EMs crisis coming this year   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 6:50 PM ET
Watch out, EMs crisis coming this year

Atul Lele, CIO of Deltec International Group, says emerging markets excluding India are headed for more pain this year.

Asia can outperform US this year: Credit Suisse

Ali Naqvi, Head of Equities for Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse, says progress in Japan, expectations for a soft landing in China and a revival in India are underpinning growth in Asian markets.

Storage is key for clean energy: Camco   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 6:42 PM ET
Storage is key for clean energy: Camco

Scott McGregor, CEO of Camco Clean Energy, describes why storage solutions for renewable energy is crucial in emerging markets.

Sugar prices headed lower: SocGen   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 6:35 PM ET
Sugar prices headed lower: SocGen

Chris Narayanan, Director & Head of Agricultural Commodities Research at Societe Generale, expects a lower cost of production for sugar in Brazil, which should increase supply and push down prices.

Quality companies are key to investing: Pro

Adam Thurgood, Managing Director and Partner at High Tower, recommends buying "quality" companies and explains why he isn't concerned about market volatility.

Kraft & Heinz: A palatable partnership?   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 6:10 PM ET
Kraft & Heinz: A palatable partnership?

Sachin Shah, Merger Arbitrage Strategist at Albert Fried and Company, discusses news of the merger between the two companies.

Demand for London property booms: Good or bad?

Dorian Beresford, CEO of Strawberry Star, discusses the demand from foreign investors for property in London.

Here's a new way to use gold   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 1:35 AM ET
Here's a new way to use gold

Founders of BitGold, Roy Sebag and Josh Crumb, explain how the Toronto-based gold and bitcoin internet startup facilitates "a new way to use gold."

China's NPL woes are manageable: Pro   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 1:18 AM ET
China's NPL woes are manageable: Pro

David Marshall, senior analyst, Asia-Pacific Financials at Creditsights, expects China's non-performing loans to rise, but it wouldn't be "that problematic."

Western Areas: Miners, get used to lower prices

With commodity prices unlikely to return to the levels seen during the mining boom period, miners will need to "get to grips" with current levels, says Dan Lougher, CEO of Western Areas.

Fonterra shares plunge after dividend cut   Tue, 24 Mar '15 | 11:46 PM ET
Fonterra shares plunge after dividend cut

Matt Joss, research analyst at The Motley Fool, attributes the sharp fall in Fonterra's stock to disappointment over the unexpected cut in dividend forecast.

Tracking the outlook of Chinese banks   Tue, 24 Mar '15 | 11:22 PM ET
Tracking the outlook of Chinese banks

William Ma, deputy chief investment officer at Gottex Penjing Asset Management, explains how China's reform measures could impact the bigger known and small lenders differently.

Dovish Yellen buoys Asian stocks: StanChart   Tue, 24 Mar '15 | 11:12 PM ET
Dovish Yellen buoys Asian stocks: StanChart

Audrey Goh, investment strategist at Standard Chartered, expects monetary conditions in the U.S. to stay low for the time being, which will be positive for Asian equity markets.

Royal Caribbean sets sail for China   Tue, 24 Mar '15 | 10:52 PM ET
Royal Caribbean sets sail for China

Michael Bayley, president & CEO at Royal Caribbean International, says the company is seeing good growth out of the mainland, driven partly by younger Chinese passengers.

Fortescue Metals: Keep faith in China growth

Nev Power, CEO of Fortescue Metals, remains optimistic that China can achieve its growth target of 7 percent for the year.

What's keeping investments in Australia intact?

Karl Simich, CEO at Sandfire Resources, says the depreciation of the local dollar helps to attract investments into Australia.

Rescue efforts for Germanwings jet to resume at dawn

Search operations at the remote crash site of Germanwings flight 4U9525 will resume at first light. NBC Reporter Claudio Lavanga reports from Seyne-les-Alpes.

Energia Minerals: Iron ore prices to stay subdued

Alex Burns, executive chairman of Energia Minerals, expects prices of iron ore to remain subdued on the back of a sustained period of oversupply.

Sirius Resources: Nickel to hit 'sensible' prices

Mark Bennett, managing director and CEO of Sirius Resources, expects prices of nickel to find "sensible levels" soon and discusses the company's flagship Nova nickel mine in Western Australia.

Why S&P is penciling in a June rate hike   Tue, 24 Mar '15 | 8:23 PM ET
Why S&P is penciling in a June rate hike

With the U.S. economy being in much better shape this year, June remains a "likely lift off date" for U.S. interest rates, says Paul Sheard, chief global economist at Standard & Poor's.

Chinese shares stand out among EMs: Pro   Tue, 24 Mar '15 | 8:11 PM ET
Chinese shares stand out among EMs: Pro

Despite looking "a bit frothy", Chinese stocks are the most attractive among emerging markets says Kevin Gardiner, global investment strategist at Rothschild Wealth Management.

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