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What's stalling the Wall Street rally?     Mon, 17 Nov '14 | 6:18 PM ET

With U.S. stocks nearly 2 percent overvalued, investors are worried that markets will see another correction, says Hugh Jackson, Chairman of Hugh Johnson Advisors.

Hessam Nadji, Chief Strategy Officer at Marcus and Millichap, attributes the huge appetite Chinese investors have towards U.S. commercial real estate to factors like low interest rates.

Paul Sheard, Chief Global Economist at Standard & Poor's, says the use of contradicting monetary and fiscal policies is weighing on Japan's economy.

From a branding perspective, it'll be hard for Facebook to portray itself as a platform for purposes beyond socializing, says Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist of Pension Partners.

Tokyo's biggest hotel rooms, fruits that cost more than $200 and a toilet that does it all? In this episode of "First Class", CNBC's Susan Li searches for these rare items in Japan.

CNBC's Susan Li heads to Daikanyama and Nakameguro, two of the up and coming trendy neighborhoods in Tokyo, Japan.

Wendy Liu, Head of China Equity Research at Nomura and Eddie Tam, CEO & CIO at Central Asset Investments, discuss the uneven trade volumes following the launch of the Shanghai-HK trade link.

Luca Silipo, Chief Economist at Natixis, explains why Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies won't be the remedy to Japan's economic woes.

During an address to the federal parliament, Chinese president Xi Jinping lauded Australia for hosting a successful G-20 and reaffirms the flourishing ties between the countries.

Is the G-20 just a 'political event?'     Sun, 16 Nov '14 | 10:46 PM ET

Iain Anderson, Director and Chief Corporate Counsel of Cicero Group, says "the proof is in the pudding" as to whether the G-20 community will take action to boost global growth.

Nicholas Studholme-Wilson, VP and Senior Research Analyst at Sun Hung Kai Financial, says southbound trade looks interesting as the H-share market still offers opportunities for long-term investors.

Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist at CIBC, discusses the movements of the dollar-yen pair following disappointing third quarter GDP figures on Monday.

While a delay in the planned consumption tax hike will boost Japan in the short-term, it could jeopardize efforts of fiscal consolidation, says David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered.

Ben Lin, Executive Director & Deputy CEO at Tanrich Group, explains why the bourse linkup marks a milestone for Chinese investors and is a "phenomenon" for all industry players.

Negotiations over a free trade deal between China and Australia have concluded. The country's trade ministers will sign the treaty late Monday. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.

Yang Liu, CIO & Chairman at Atlantis Investment Management, outlines the significance of the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect and explains why more money will likely flow into A-shares.

Charles Li, CEO of Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing, discusses the high levels of northbound trade on Monday morning after the launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect.

Mark Konyn, CEO at Cathay Conning Asset Management, says the stock connect indicates that reforms remain on track and Beijing is willing to open China's capital account further.

Norihiko Kato, CEO at Khan Bank, discusses speculation over Mongolia's new Prime Minister and explains how the change could have a favorable impact on the economy.

This year's G-20 summit saw a good debate, which bodes well for both the G-20 and Australian government, says Wayne Swan, Former Treasurer & Deputy Prime Minister of Australia.

Michel Sapin, Finance Minister of France, says investments in infrastructure will enable the country to stimulate and "deeply modernize" its economy.

Helen Zhu, MD & Head of China Equities of BlackRock, says the trade link allows a "fuller integration" of the two markets and explains why the program will benefit both A-shares and H-shares.

Max Gottschalk, CEO, Asia at Gottex, discusses the significance of the Shanghai-Hong Kong "through train" program.

Alan Oster, Group Chief Economist at NAB, explains why he's skeptical about the G-20's pledge to generate more than $2 trillion in additional output over five years and creating new jobs.

Yoshito Sakakibara, Executive Director of Investment Research, JP Morgan, outlines the factors weighing on Japan's growth and says it may be ideal to delay the sales tax hike.

Joseph Sullivan, Chairman & CEO of Legg Mason, says the Shanghai-HK trade link reflects China's reform strategy which will facilitate integration of the mainland into the global capital market.

Ahead of the launch on Monday, CNBC's Bernard Lo introduces the key highlights of the trade connect scheme.

The bourse linkup is "the beginning of the end of China's capital control" that will eventually lead to "one country one market," says Steven Sun, Head of China Equity Strategy at HSBC.

Naomi Fink, CEO at Europacifica Consulting, expects Monday's third quarter growth data to be "less extreme"and explains how that will sway the government's plan for the sales tax hike.

David Lipton, Deputy Managing Director of IMF, tells CNBC the G-20's pledge to boost growth is a "big step forward" and discusses whether it's achievable.

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