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Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Asset Management, says U.S. equities are merely retracing after recent steep declines due to crumbling oil prices.

The 8th Extreme Sailing series held the last leg of its world tour in Sydney last week. CNBC's Matthew Taylor got a taste of the action up close and personal.

Beijing reportedly plans to restrict illegal money transfers from China to Macau, as part of its anti-graft drive. Jonathan Galaviz, Partner at Global Market Advisors, says the clean-up will benefit Macau's long term health.

Tracking Asia's IPO market  Thu, 18 Dec '14 | 5:34 PM ET

Josef Schuster, founder of IPOX Schuster, discusses the stock trading debuts in Asia over the past year. He expects the consumer and technology sectors will offer opportunities for investors in 2015.

Fed did nothing, so why are stocks rallying?  Thu, 18 Dec '14 | 5:17 PM ET

Edward Dempsey, Chief Investment Officer at Pension Partners, says recent market gains will be short-lived because nothing has fundamentally changed in the Fed's language.

Can Greek PM Samaras garner enough support?  Thu, 18 Dec '14 | 12:42 AM ET

David Lea, Senior Analyst at Control Risks, explains why Greek Prime Minister Samaras may not be able to gather enough votes for his preferred presidential candidate Stavros Dimas.

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit this weekend, authorities are cracking down on illicit fund flows into Macau from the mainland. CNBC's Emily Tan has more.

Are Beijing's property measures working?  Thu, 18 Dec '14 | 12:13 AM ET

Alan Jin, Property Analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia, discusses the effectiveness of Beijing's measures and analyzes the issue of housing affordability in China.

Here's the main takeaway from Fed  Thu, 18 Dec '14 | 12:04 AM ET

Don Hanna, Asia Managing Director at Hanna-Roubini Global Economics, says the Fed's key message is that the labor market, inflation and financial conditions will be key to when the Fed raises interest rates.

Michael Klibaner, Regional Director and Head of Research for Greater China at JLL, is optimistic that China's tier-one and tier-two cities will see stability in 2015, but warns of risks in the lower-tier cities.

Progress in US-China ties bodes well for trade  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 10:33 PM ET

The latest trade talks yielded results that will benefit sectors like agriculture, as U.S.-China relations gained positive momentum, says Haiyan Wang, Managing Partner at the China India Institute.

As the Cuban market remains very small, the thaw in US-Cuba ties won't be a big boost for American firms, says Peter Boockvar, MD and Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group.

Fed-induced jump in USD won't sustain: FXCM  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 9:47 PM ET

Ilya Spivak, Currency Strategist at FXCM, says the greenback is headed for a correction in the near term as the Fed's "patient" approach essentially doesn't mean a change in guidance.

Is a Russian default on the cards?  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 9:32 PM ET

Jim Rickards, Chief Global Strategist at West Shore Funds, says the Russian central bank may not have enough reserves beyond 2015 to pay off its corporate debts.

Robert Heller, Former Federal Reserve Governor, explains why he doesn't believe that the U.S. central bank is chasing stability with its 2 percent inflation target.

Simon Dunlop, Founder at Bookmate, says it wants to combine social and mobile to introduce a different reading experience and explains why the Moscow-based e-reading platform is entering the Singapore market.

Pakorn Peetathawatchai, CFO at Stock Exchange of Thailand, discusses the outlook for the country's equity market after recent steep losses on the back of volatile oil prices.

China house prices fall for third month  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 8:36 PM ET

David Ji, Head of Research and Consultancy, Greater China at Knight Frank, discusses the persisting fall in the mainland's new home prices.

Why US-Cuba shift is bad for America  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 7:48 PM ET

Christian Whiton, Former U.S. State Department Senior Advisor, says President Obama's announcement to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba has diminished respect for America.

Don't sweat corruption in Vietnam: CIMB  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 7:32 PM ET

Michael Kokalari, Head of Vietnam Research at CIMB, says corruption woes are opportunity costs for investing in Vietnam and later outlines the factors that are working in the economy's favor.

Forecasting the Fed's rate hike timeline  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 7:15 PM ET

Daniel Wiener, CEO at Adviser Investments, expects the U.S. rate hike to occur in mid-2015, along with three to four 25 basis point increases before the end of the year.

US housing moving in right direction: Pro  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 6:48 PM ET

Kathy Fettke, CEO & Founder at Real Wealth Network, says the monthly figures, which fell in November, are "confusing" and adds that US housing starts are expected to double next year.

The crux for Russia is whether oil recovers over the next 6-9 months because if it doesn't, the Russian economy will crater, says Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director at BK Asset Management.

What was the catalyst for the US rally?  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 6:19 PM ET

The fact that the Fed didn't emphasize recent events like the plunge in oil prices sent a calming message to markets, says Liz Ann Sonders, Chief Investment Strategist & Senior V.P. at Charles Schwab.

Reading the change in Fed's statement  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 5:50 PM ET

Despite the change, the Fed remains comfortable with lifting interest rates in mid-2015, says Toby Lawson, Managing Director of futures and options execution, Asia-Pacific at Societe Generale Newedge.

Why it's time to bet on fixed income  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 5:34 PM ET

The realization that higher interest rates in the U.S. won't materialize shapes a good environment for the fixed income space, says Michael Buchanan, Head of Global Credit at Western Asset Management.

Patient Fed doesn't mean dovish Fed: Expert  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 5:19 PM ET

Jeremy Hill, Managing Director at Old Blackheath Companies, says the Fed's new language in its policy statement doesn't mean a change in policy direction.

Cheap oil offers mixed blessings for Asia  Wed, 17 Dec '14 | 12:46 AM ET

While oil exporters like Malaysia will suffer, lower energy prices are positive for the fiscal positions of a majority of Asian countries, says Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight.

Jalil Rasheed, Investment Director at Invesco, says the recent selloff could be due to rumors about a leadership change. He adds that Thailand will benefit from cheaper oil as it is a net oil importer.

Dane Anderson, Research Director at Forrester, says factors like a lack of clear leadership impede Asian firms from harnessing the positive impact from digital disruptions.

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