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Your top two tech picks for 2014  Sun, 30 Mar '14 | 6:38 PM ET

CNBC's Julia Wood explains why technology investors should be focusing on Apple suppliers and Chinese internet stocks this year.

This week's U.S. jobs report will be the first clean read of the economy after a series of weather-distorted readings, says Dan Greenhaus, Chief Global Strategist at BTIG.

What to watch out for this week  Sun, 30 Mar '14 | 6:21 PM ET

With a deluge of economic data due this week, CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris tells you what you can expect.

Tapan Datta, Head of Global Asset Allocation at Aon Hewitt, explains why he thinks the growth outlook for Europe and the U.S. in the long run could be weaker than markets expectations.

Japan household spending to rise ahead: RBS  Fri, 28 Mar '14 | 1:32 AM ET

Junko Nishioka, Japan Economist at RBS Securities Japan, expects data for March to see a rise due to purchases before the tax hike.

Chinese demand is driving Kiwi's rally: Pro  Fri, 28 Mar '14 | 1:20 AM ET

Jonathan Webb, Head of FX Strategy at Jefferies Bache, explains the factors driving the New Zealand dollar higher.

Ajay Sunder, Senior Director of Telcos and ICT practice at Frost & Sullivan, says Microsoft's release of the Office for iPad app shows that it is including services into its focus for the future.

Tom Richardson, Research Analyst at Watermark Funds Management, expects the Australian dollar to fall from recent highs on the back of a weaker economy in the second-half of 2014.

Japan to see recession after tax hike: Expert  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 11:38 PM ET

Glen Wood, Head of Global Sales at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities, explains why Japan's economy will likely fall back into recession after the tax hike kicks in.

Expect RBI to keep rates on hold: DBS  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 11:24 PM ET

Radhika Rao, Economist at DBS, expects the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to keep its key interest rate unchanged at next week's policy meeting, on the back of easing inflation.

Hold your horses on wheat: StanChart  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 11:12 PM ET

Abah Ofon, Director of Agricultural Commodities Research at Standard Chartered, says tensions about Ukraine have added a supply premium to the wheat market.

Scott Kessler, IT Group Director & Senior Equity Analyst at S&P Capital IQ, outlines reasons why the release of the Office for the iPad is a welcome move by Microsoft.

What's driving the Australian dollar?  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 10:42 PM ET

Andrew Abrahamian, Head of FX Strategy at Compass Global Markets, says increases in commodity prices and the belief that the worst is over for Australia's economy are factors fueling the Aussie's rally.

AMSA: New MH370 search area is west of Perth  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 11:35 PM ET

Australian authorities said on Friday that 6 ships and 10 aircrafts were being sent to a new search area that is roughly 123,200 square miles and 1,250 miles west of Perth.

Markets have priced in Japan's tax hike: Pro  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 10:05 PM ET

Hans Goetti, Head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale a Luxembourg, says equities will not see major moves on Japan's tax hike as markets have already priced in concerns related to it.

Amando Tetangco, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), says the central bank's decision to hold rates steady while increasing the triple-R will help it to mitigate inflation risks in the Philippines.

Microsoft's shift is a 'welcome change': Pro  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 9:14 PM ET

Norman Young, Senior Equity Analyst at Morningstar, says Microsoft's release of the Office for iPad app reflects a strategy shift in the software company under its new chief executive officer, Satya Nadella.

Will Japan's tax hike re-enact 1997 slump?  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 9:05 PM ET

Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, says a different economic condition in Japan right now will help it to avert the recession which occurred in 1997 after the implementation of a sales tax hike.

Monica Kelly, Partner at Ribbeck Law Chartered, explains the firm's filing of a court petition against Malaysia Airlines and Boeing for the disappearance of the former's flight 370.

Are markets right to bet on China stimulus?  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 9:42 PM ET

CNBC's Julia Wood and Adam Bakhtiar discuss the possibility of Beijing moving in on fresh stimulus measures to prop up its economy.

How long will the Kiwi rally last?  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 6:37 PM ET

Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director at BK Asset Management, says the Reserve Bank of New Zealand could be prepared to weather a strong currency for some time, in exchange for control on its property sector.

An unconfirmed report about male North Korean students getting their hair done just like their leader Kim Jong Un has gone viral online. CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team discuss.

Why is Myanmar revising electricity rates?  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 8:53 PM ET

Tony Nash, Vice President of IHS, says Myanmar could be planning to shore up its fiscal position by implementing a nearly 14 percent hike in electricity rates come April.

China will not unveil massive stimulus: Pro  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 8:41 PM ET

Tony Nash, Vice President of IHS, explains why Beijing is unlikely to unleash a fresh round of massive stimulus like it did in 2009.

Tony Nash, Vice President of IHS, outlines his concerns for India, which has seen its equities rallying for the past month on hopes of an election win by the opposition.

The best and worst performers in Asia are...  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 8:30 PM ET

CNBC's Asia Squawk Box team and Tony Nash, Vice President of IHS, discuss the performances of Asia's major equity markets so far in 2014.

Japan Feb data signals strength: Expert  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 7:50 PM ET

Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, discusses the state of Japan's economy before the consumption sales tax hike kicks in next week.

Tony Nash, Vice President of IHS and Nicholas Weindling, Portfolio Manager at JP Morgan Asset Management, debate about the impact of the upcoming sales tax hike.

Hiroshi Mikitani, CEO of Japan's biggest online retailer Rakuten, explains why he thinks the country's upcoming consumption tax hike will lift online sales.

Is it time to favor base metals again?  Thu, 27 Mar '14 | 6:46 PM ET

Kevin Kerr, Managing Editor & Trader at Commodity Confidential, says copper prices are unlikely to sink below $3 since concerns over a China slowdown are fading.

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