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Why spider silk matters     Thu, 30 Jan '14 | 7:00 PM ET

The race to produce spider silk, a very strong and stretchy material, has been going on years, but Japanese company Spiber claims it is on the verge of mass production. CNBC takes a closer look.

Stuart Culverhouse, global head of research at Exotix, says frontier markets are "resilient" and can differentiate themselves from the mainstream emerging markets.

In the latest episode of "The Edge", CNBC takes a closer look at nano technology and potential industrial applications.

Mark Sebastian, director of trading and investments at Swan Wealth Advisors, discusses January trade and whether it will be a good indicator for the rest of the year.

Are luxury stocks still in fashion?     Fri, 31 Jan '14 | 4:20 AM ET

Nick Xanders, head of European equity strategy at BTIG, discusses European luxury stocks and how their exposure to emerging markets will impact them.

Super Bowl ads: Are they worth it?     Fri, 31 Jan '14 | 5:45 AM ET

Steve Shannon, vice president of marketing at Hyundai Motor America, says Super Bowl ads are worth it due to the higher level of engagement and social media involvement as the group spent $8 million to air two ads.

What will Amazon do next?     Fri, 31 Jan '14 | 5:30 AM ET

Daniel Kurnos, senior analyst at Benchmark Company, says Amazon's results miss wasn't as bad "as everybody is making it out to be," and discusses strategy for the group going forward.

Michelle Kathryn Essomé, CEO of African Venture Capital Association, says there are a "plethora" of opportunities in Africa as it is a region that has been overlooked.

Daragh Quinn, European banks analyst at Nomura, says the improvement in Spain's economy is starting to feed through to domestic banks, but highlights that profitability remains "very low."

Keith McLoughlin, Electrolux CEO, tells CNBC he is pleased with the group's "broad growth" and "rich pipeline," and discusses currency headwinds impacting the group.

Dan Morris, global investment strategist at TIAA-CREF, explains why he remains optimistic about returns on equities, and says the best opportunities will be in developed markets.

Seijiro Takeshita, director at Mizuho International, says Abenomics is "definitely on track" after Japanese inflation rose at the fastest pace in five years.

David Hauner, head of emerging EMEA economics at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, discusses whether more policy cooperation could reassure markets about emerging economies.

EM 'slaughter' dominating markets: Pro     Fri, 31 Jan '14 | 4:00 AM ET

Bill Blain, senior fixed income broker at Mint Partners, says that while concerns about emerging markets are still "dominating all thinking", contagion to developed markets is very unlikely.

Mark Roberts, senior manager of the Sports Business Group at Deloitte, discusses the financial fair play rules introduced by soccer authorities and says clubs are "aware" of the laws.

Yianos Kontopoulos, CEO and group CIO at Eurobank Asset Management, says 2014 will be the "year of adjustment".

James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, says tapering has allowed investors to see the winners and losers in the emerging markets and will force many countries to reform.

European equities opened mixed on Friday after upbeat U.S. growth data from the U.S.

Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says BT's strategy is about winning broadband market share and pushing competitors' costs up through aggressive bidding for TV rights.

The countdown to the Super Bowl begins     Fri, 31 Jan '14 | 2:50 AM ET

CNBC's Ross Westgate talks to Brandon Deaderick of the Jacksonville Jaguars about the Super Bowl, an event he calls the "biggest honor you can achieve."

Lyn Graham-Taylor, rates strategist at Rabobank, says the European Central Bank's promise to do "whatever it takes" is shielding European peripheral bonds from the emerging market rout.

Miranda Carr, head of China research at NSBO, discusses China's shadow banking system and how investors are protected against risks in certain products in the world's second-largest economy.

Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, says the Bank of England's Mark Carney has not lost credibility through forward guidance and has overseen an economic recovery.

John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo Securities, says the Fed's "assessment of the overall economy" is "really upbeat" and that fourth quarter growth should be better than expected.

India is gold's 'weak link': Pro     Thu, 30 Jan '14 | 2:40 AM ET

Rhona O'Connell, head of metals research and forecast at Thomson Reuters GFMS, says that demand from India is weak despite strength from other Asian markets.

China is 'fantastic market' for H&M: CEO     Thu, 30 Jan '14 | 11:47 AM ET

Jyrki Tervonen, CFO of H&M, explains that Asia remains one of its top growth drivers, and discusses the group's online expansion.

China is real concern: Rhodes     Thu, 30 Jan '14 | 11:10 AM ET

Investors should be "concerned about China" as it's "going through a major change" and its banking system is experiencing a "real difficult time" warns Bill Rhodes, president and CEO at the William Rhodes Global Advisors.

European market closes higher     Thu, 30 Jan '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European equities closed higher on Thursday after data from the U.S. showed the economy expanding in the fourth quarter.

Reinhard Ross, CEO of Infineon Technologies, comments on the group's quarterly earnings and says the "strongest growth momentum" came from the auto sector.

Bill Rhodes, president and CEO at the William Rhodes Global Advisors and author of "Banker to the World", says the turmoil in emerging markets was "a long time coming" and that a lot more tightening will be needed "before we're through."

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