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Tanter: Odds of an Iran nuclear deal 'going down'

Raymond Tanter, Professor Emeritus at University of Michigan, says the departure of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov from the negotiations on Monday means a "major issue" has happened.

Hot plays in Europe's high-yield bond market

Zak Summerscale, CIO of European High Yield at Babson Capital Management, says investors are turning to high-yield funds in countries like Germany, as well as sectors like healthcare.

This week's US jobs won't spook the Fed: Pro

Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, expects 220,000 nonfarm jobs to be created in March, with weekly earnings advancing 2.2 percent, which won't be enough to spook the Fed.

Korea's Cowell e Holdings lists in Hong Kong

David Lee, MD, finance director & Head of Corporate Strategy at Cowell e Holdings, discusses the company's market debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Tuesday.

June or September: When will the Fed raise rates?

Mixed data and comments from the Fed suggest that the first interest rate hike will occur six months later, says Shane Oliver, head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital.

Is there a biotech bubble?   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 6:38 PM ET
Is there a biotech bubble?

Andrew Morey, portfolio manager at ASTON LMCG Small Cap Growth Fund, attributes the rally in U.S. biotech shares to "fundamental merits" like clinical advances.

Will China stimulus be good for US stocks?   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 6:19 PM ET
Will China stimulus be good for US stocks?

Jeremy Hill, managing director of Old Blackheath Companies, says stimulus measures from China will be positive for global risk markets, but may not necessarily boost U.S. stocks.

An Iran nuclear deal is more realistic: Pro   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 12:35 AM ET
An Iran nuclear deal is more realistic: Pro

Johannes Benigni, founder & managing director at JBC Energy, discusses the odds of Iran reaching a deal with the world powers and explains what that means for oil's market supply.

Analysts debate on Japan's economic health   Mon, 30 Mar '15 | 12:13 AM ET
Analysts debate on Japan's economic health

Michael Every, head of Financial Markets Research, Asia-Pacific at Rabobank and Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, discuss the state of Japan's economy.

Yemen crisis is a 'selling opportunity': Pro   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 11:43 PM ET
Yemen crisis is a 'selling opportunity': Pro

Warren Gilman, chairman & CEO of CEF Holdings, says the ongoing conflict in Yemen is an opportunity to sell the rally in oil prices and explains what will take oil down to $35 a barrel later this year.

Motley Fool likes Singapore REITs, Japan   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 11:22 PM ET
Motley Fool likes Singapore REITs, Japan

David Kuo, CEO of The Motley Fool Singapore, explains why Singapore's real estate investment trusts look attractive. He also describes his bullish stance on Japan.

Why is Chevron selling its Caltex Australia stake

David Lennox, resources analyst at Fat Prophets, says U.S. energy giant Chevron's pull-out of Caltex Australia is part of a broader industry restructuring.

Here's the big FX trade for this week   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 10:48 PM ET
Here's the big FX trade for this week

Todd Elmer, currency strategist at Citi, explains why lower dollar-yen is the big trade in the week ahead.

Chinese yuan belongs in IMF's SDR: Pro   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 10:18 PM ET
Chinese yuan belongs in IMF's SDR: Pro

Richard Gibbs, chief economist at Macquarie, says the yuan should be included in the IMF's global currency basket and explains what that means for quantitative easing in China.

Tracking Thailand's aviation safety   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 9:48 PM ET
Tracking Thailand's aviation safety

Mohshin Aziz, aviation analyst at Maybank Investment Bank, discusses news that the International Civil Aviation Organization flagged "significant concerns" about Thailand's aviation safety.

Chinese banks to see slower profit growth: Pro

Matthew Phan, analyst, Asia-Pacific Banks at CreditSights, says rising impairment costs will pressure the profits of Chinese lenders.

More stimulus from China? HSBC thinks so   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 9:08 PM ET
More stimulus from China? HSBC thinks so

Herald Van Der Linde, head of Equity Strategy, Asia-Pacific at HSBC, says comments over the weekend indicate that China will roll out more stimulus to prop up its struggling economy.

S&P maintains Brazil's ratings with stable outlook

Joydeep Mukherji, Head of Sovereign Ratings in Latin America and the Caribbean at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, explains the decision to maintain Brazil's investment-grade credit rating.

US-Asia relations: Role of Lee Kuan Yew   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 8:18 PM ET
US-Asia relations: Role of Lee Kuan Yew

Evan Feigenbaum, vice chairman of Paulson Institute, describes how Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew played a role in keeping the U.S. anchored in Asia.

Is the US wrong to reject China-led AIIB?   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 8:10 PM ET
Is the US wrong to reject China-led AIIB?

Evan Feigenbaum, vice chairman of Paulson Institute, says the U.S. made a "mistake" in defining the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as a "US-China death match."

Reading Japan's February industrial production

As Japanese manufacturers cut production to clear inventory, factory output for February saw a wider-than-expected fall, says Jesper Koll, managing director & head of Japanese Equity Research at JPMorgan Securities Japan.

Has the drop in oil prices 'gone too far'?   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 6:52 PM ET
Has the drop in oil prices 'gone too far'?

Jonathan Barratt, CIO at Ayers Alliance Securities, explains why markets may be "a little bit wrong" about the risks from Yemen on oil prices.

When to expect more BOJ easing?   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 6:31 PM ET
When to expect more BOJ easing?

Nicholas Smith, Japan strategist at CLSA, says Japan will need a little push from the Bank of Japan when the second sales tax hike, originally intended for this October, is implemented.

This week, US dollar will be on the back foot

Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac, says the greenback remains wary after the FOMC meeting, but should finish the week on a positive note with U.S. jobs expected to meet market consensus.

Karzai: Pakistan must 'change their approach to life'

Hamid Karzai, former President of Afghanistan, says Pakistan should not use terrorism as a tool against other countries because it will eventually return to hurt them like a boomerang.

Ex-Afghan President: Resolve Yemen through talks

Referring to the war on terror which took place in Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, former President of Afghanistan, says the use of force will not resolve the situation in Yemen.

Is King dollar becoming an issue?   Sun, 29 Mar '15 | 6:07 PM ET
Is King dollar becoming an issue?

Michael Gayed, chief investment strategist at Pension Partners, says the U.S. dollar's surge may have "massive implications" on global equities.

How private firms are changing healthcare   Wed, 25 Mar '15 | 8:15 PM ET
How private firms are changing healthcare

Leslie Michelson, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO of Private Health Management, describes how the company gives individuals more access to healthcare.

Olivia Newton-John on wellness   Fri, 27 Mar '15 | 1:46 AM ET
Olivia Newton-John on wellness

Olivia Newton-John, singer and philanthropist, discusses her Cancer and Wellness Centre and her experience as a cancer survivor.

Can India really reduce oil imports?   Fri, 27 Mar '15 | 1:43 AM ET
Can India really reduce oil imports?

Following news that India aims to cut oil imports by 10% in 2022, Victor Shum, Vice President of IHS Energy Insight, explains why that may be unrealistic.

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