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The Arsenal deal makes sense: Puma     Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 5:20 AM ET

The Arsenal deal makes sense for us financially, image-wise and strategy-wise, says Puma CEO Bjorn Gulden.

High-paying dividends a safe bet: Pro     Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 5:00 AM ET

Given the new realities of the low interest rates, stocks with high dividends above the 30-year treasury yield give the "psychological comfort" of being able to weather a storm, says Martin Leclerc, chief investment officer and portfolio manager at Barrack Yard Advisors,

Nitesh Shah, analyst at ETF Securities, says investors are realizing the value of gold as an insurance hedge once again.

Giles Keating, head of research at Credit Suisse Private Banking & Wealth Management, says the sell-off related to the issues with Banco Espirito Santo are a buying opportunity for stocks.

Peter Garnry, equity strategist at Saxo Bank, says Portuguese stocks are overvalued and there is more value in other areas in Europe.

Jonathan Schachter, senior advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, says that ending the rocket fire from Hamas is the way to return to ceasefire, while boots on the ground remains a "possibility".

Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, says Banco Espirito Santo has capital problems not solvency issues.

Paulo Soares de Pinho, associate professor at Nova School of Business and Economics, says the issues at Banco Espirito Santo won't spread across Portugal.

From guessing the timing of tapering to predicting the winners of the World Cup, CNBC takes a look at the investment banks that got it wrong.

Daniel Schäfer, investment banking correspondent at the Financial Times, discusses which investment banks got it right when it came to predicting World Cup results.

Pedro Santana Lopes, former Portuguese Prime Minister, says Banco Espirito Santo has a "good solvency situation" but the family behind the lender has questions to answer.

Pedro Santana Lopes, former Portuguese Prime Minister, says the government will not pay for Banco Espirito Santo.

Otto Dichtl, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus, says there are "question marks" around the amount of capital Banco Espirito Santo has, but the lender is unlikely to default.

Alan Higgins, U.K. chief investment officer at Coutts, and Giles Keating, head of research at Credit Suisse Private Banking & Wealth Management, discuss what stocks could see a World Cup pop.

Barnaby Martin, credit strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says he is bullish on bonds as he expects the European Central Bank to engage in a quantitative easing program.

European shares opened higher on Friday, seeing a slight bounce back, after markets plunged in the previous session amid concerns over the condition of Portugal's banking sector.

John Hourican, CEO of the Bank of Cyprus, says he hopes the lender is "not in the news" for failing the forthcoming asset quality review.

John Hourican, CEO of the Bank of Cyprus, says the banking issues in Portugal are "unfortunate" as it has come at a time when banks are trying to restore confidence in the sector.

Edward Hugh, an independent economist, says the euro zone debt crisis has not returned but the issues in Portugal are a "warning shot" that it might be back soon.

Giovanni Sabatini, managing director of the Italian Banks Association, says Italian Banks are in "good shape" and have worked hard to prepare for the asset quality review.

Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister of Serbia, says that implementing any kind of reform in the Balkans can be "worse than hell", adding the country will not wait for EU aid before it implements changes to its economy.

Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister of Serbia, says the country is not on the brink of bankruptcy and discusses how to fight the "grey economy".

Beat Siegenthaler, FX strategist at UBS Investment Bank, discusses the currency trading opportunities amid market jitters across the globe.

Miodrag Kostic, CEO of MK Group, says it was a "mistake" for Serbia to open its market "too fast", adding that the country is ready to join the European Union.

European stocks ended the day lower on Thursday, with peripheral stocks leading the declines, as Portugal's PSI 20 Index fell over 4 percent.

No signs of credit market sell-off: Pro     Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 11:30 AM ET

Eric Green, senior portfolio manager at Penn Capital Management, said he didn't see any significant indications of a credit markets sell-off, given the "incredible" amounts of credit repair and how sovereign credit bonds had performed recently.

For all the talk of new euro zone rules for helping out troubled banks, none of the solutions are in place yet, says Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at Open Europe - meaning Portugal is where the "buck stops".

Italy's banking sector is exposed: Pro     Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 11:00 AM ET

Losses at banks in Europe¿s periphery could total 200 billion euros ($272 billion), warned Bob McKee, chief economist of Independent Strategy, who said he was especially concerned about Italian banks.

Mumtalakat 'very bullish' on Europe     Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 7:00 PM ET

Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat was set up in 2006. CEO Mahmood Al Kooheji explains the company's investment philosophy and what kind of returns he is looking for.

Mumtalakat owns a large stake in British automaker McLaren. In an exclusive interview with CNBC, the firm's chief executive Mahmood Al Kooheji admits that while not a "trophy" asset, the investment has yet to fully live up to its potential.

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