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Japan: The country 'only for Japanese'?   Fri, 24 Apr '15 | 12:45 AM ET
Japan: The country 'only for Japanese'?

Martin Schulz, senior economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, says Japan is still being seen as a country only for Japanese and the country's tight immigration policy isn't likely to change soon.

Why this expert is now neutral on Europe stocks

Dan Scott, vice president of Credit Suisse, says there are concerns over the valuations in European markets, but reiterated that he still prefers equities to fixed income.

All-time highs mean bubbles? Not really: Pro   Fri, 24 Apr '15 | 12:07 AM ET
All-time highs mean bubbles? Not really: Pro

The U.S. tech sector is trading at a lower P/E ratio than other sectors such as utility hence the Nasdaq will continue its uptrend, says King Lip, chief investment officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management.

Infosys Q4 earnings: What to expect   Fri, 24 Apr '15 | 12:15 AM ET
Infosys Q4 earnings:  What to expect

Despite currency swings taking a toll on India's IT sector, earnings of Infosys should be able to meet expectations, says Jigar Shah, CEO of Maybank Kim Eng Securities India.

Here's why oil is still in a state of oversupply

Alejandro Barbajosa, VP, Crude Middle East & Asia-Pacific at Argus Media, explains why oversupply woes persist in global oil markets.

US dollar in consolidation phase: ANZ   Thu, 23 Apr '15 | 11:24 PM ET
US dollar in consolidation phase: ANZ

After a straight-line upswing since the middle of last year, the greenback is likely to see consolidation for the next few weeks, says Khoon Goh, senior FX strategist at ANZ.

China vs. US: Which market is being too exuberant?

Mikio Kumada, executive director & global strategist at LGT Capital Partners, says the Nasdaq Composite is recovering lost grounds from 15 years ago and says China's market rally isn't justified by earnings among A-shares.

Tuck into this 'amuse-bouche' made of caviar   Thu, 23 Apr '15 | 11:42 PM ET
Tuck into this 'amuse-bouche' made of caviar

Live from the 2015 World Gourmet Summit in Singapore, two Michelin starred chef Bruno Oger prepares an appetizer with oyster, caviar and apples.

Beware of a contagion if Greece leaves EU: UBS

Paul Donovan, MD and senior global economist at UBS, outlines the "hideous" consequences of a "Grexit."

Cloud is a 'big thing' for US tech earnings: Pro

Michael Robinson, chief technology strategist at MoneyMorning.com, is impressed by the performance of cloud computing in Amazon and Microsoft's earnings results.

Are global markets seeing irrational exuberance?

CNBC contributer Ron Insana discusses news that the tech-heavy Nasdaq hit all-time highs on Thursday and the rapid surge in mainland markets.

US Senate panel clears trade bill   Thu, 23 Apr '15 | 9:42 PM ET
US Senate panel clears trade bill

Susan Schwab, strategic advisor for Government & Global Trade Practice at Mayer Brown, discusses news that the Senate committee cleared a legislation to give the White House "fast track" authority to nail down the TPP.

Australia commemorates Anzac Day centenary   Thu, 23 Apr '15 | 9:22 PM ET
Australia commemorates Anzac Day centenary

One of Australia's most important national occasion, Anzac Day marks the landing of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps on the Turkish shores of Gallipoli on 25 April, 1915.

Why HK stocks remain 'relatively attractive'

Even after a blistering rally, stock valuations in Hong Kong remain "fair" and earnings are headed in a good direction, says Xavier Denis, global strategist at SG Securities.

Rich Chinese homebuyers are flocking here   Thu, 23 Apr '15 | 9:34 PM ET
Rich Chinese homebuyers are flocking here

Simon Henry, Co-CEO of Juwai.com, explains why the tiny Caribbean nation of Saint Kitts and Nevis is the top overseas location for Chinese homebuyers.

How important is China for Crystal Cruises?

While the mainland market is growing, Crystal Cruises will not focus specifically on Chinese guests or guests departing from China, says president and COO Edie Rodriguez.

US position in Middle East is in 'free fall': Pro

There's a "great deal of ambivalence and confusion" in America's policy towards the Middle East now, says Flynt Leverett, professor of International Affairs at Pennsylvania State University.

This professor still thinks 'Grexit' will occur

Despite rapidly running out of cash, Greece continues to alienate its "friends" in the euro zone, says Stefan Auer, associate professor in European Studies at the University of Hong Kong.

Apple Watch goes on sale worldwide   Thu, 23 Apr '15 | 7:45 PM ET
Apple Watch goes on sale worldwide

Eric Bleeker, senior tech analyst at The Motley Fool, outlines his expectations for the Apple Watch, which goes on sale around the world on Friday.

Here's the upside in Google Q1 earnings   Thu, 23 Apr '15 | 7:33 PM ET
Here's the upside in Google Q1 earnings

James Cakmak, equity analyst at Monness, Crespi, Hardt & Co, says the 17 percent growth in Google's first-quarter top-line was actually better than expected.

Why it's only normal for Nasdaq to hit record highs

Don Gimbel, chief investment officer at Geneva Advisors, says the Nasdaq is setting new records because of low interest rates and an economic recovery going on in the U.S.

What makes a good start-up   Thu, 23 Apr '15 | 6:52 PM ET
What makes a good start-up

Shashi Fernando, CEO of angel investor and business incubator Yonder & Beyond, introduces the company's products, such as U.S. social media music app PlayMeet.

What's holding back a Greek bailout deal   Thu, 23 Apr '15 | 6:36 PM ET
What's holding back a Greek bailout deal

Fariborz Moshirian, director of the Institute of Global Finance and Professor of Finance at the University of New South Wales Business School, says Greece isn't providing details about labor and pension reforms.

Wall Street takes Google earnings miss in stride

Despite a stronger dollar, Google still managed a 12 percent rise in first-quarter revenue and that buoyed sentiment for the stock, says Jay Srivatsa, managing director & senior technology analyst at Chardan Capital Markets.

No bubble fears as Nasdaq hits record high: Pro

David Sherman, founding manager & principal at Cohanzick Management, says the tech-heavy index is "healthier and reflective of more quality businesses" these days.

Issues with Singapore's immigration policy   Thu, 23 Apr '15 | 12:43 AM ET
Issues with Singapore's immigration policy

Michael D Barr, associate professor of International Relations at Flinders University, outlines the consequences of the government's active policy of rising the number of immigrants in Singapore.

Markets not happy with Facebook expenses: Pro

Charles Sizemore, CIO at Sizemore Capital Management, says a 83 percent jump in Facebook's operating expenses for the first quarter was "a bit hard for markets to digest."

BHP behind jump in iron ore prices: Expert   Wed, 22 Apr '15 | 11:34 PM ET
BHP behind jump in iron ore prices: Expert

The price of iron ore soared overnight as BHP Billiton signaled it would slow its expansion programs, says Jonathan Barratt, chief investment officer of Ayers Alliance Securities.

RBA rate cut can wait after better data: Pro   Thu, 23 Apr '15 | 12:07 AM ET
RBA rate cut can wait after better data: Pro

With Australia's inflation and jobs data showing signs of improvements, markets are pricing in too much for a May rate cut, says Jesper Bargmann, head of Trading, Asia at Nordea Markets.

For luxury boats demand, Asia is where growth lies

Speaking to CNBC at the Singapore Yacht Show, Francesco Frediani, commercial director of Mangusta, says Asia-Pacific holds the biggest future potential for the yacht industry.

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