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How to become a good leader     Wed, 14 May '14 | 5:20 AM ET

Ekaterina Walter, author of "Think Like Zuck", says Facebook's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg possesses the five traits of a very good leader, which include purpose and passion.

US market rally: How to invest     Wed, 14 May '14 | 5:00 AM ET

Michael Purves, chief global strategist at Weeden & Co., says the U.S. stock market rally should continue as blue chips should drag momentum stocks higher with them.

The electric car championship has secured funding and TV deals across the world ahead of its first season, says Alejandro Agag, CEO of Formula E Holdings.

Kiran Kowshik, currency strategist at BNP Paribas, discusses the U.K. economy following the release of the latest unemployment data.

Pelham Smithers, head of Asian research at Pelham Smithers Associates, says Sony will remain in trouble until it can work out a way to "create an environment" to make its hardware electronics profitable.

CNBC's Catherine Boyle comments on the latest developments in the GSK bribery investigation in China and on the second day of hearings for Pfizer and AstraZeneca's CEOs.

Mark Hawtin, investment director at GAM, says Facebook's stock is cheap and a great way to invest in the technology sector.

Sheila Patel, CEO of international at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, says the emerging markets could be a good investment as the U.S. could be the "gorilla" of global growth.

John Cridland, director general of the CBI, says the business body expects the Bank of England to raise interest rates in the first quarter of 2015.

John Cridland, director general of the CBI, says British businesses favor staying in the European Union as it provides a strong trading bloc.

James Butterfill, global equity strategist at Coutts, says the "transmission mechanism" in Europe is not working as weak corporate lending is a concern.

European shares took a breather on Wednesday following a strong finish on Wall Street Tuesday where the S&P 500 crossed 1,900 points for the first time.

Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg, and Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, discuss how inflation influences the Bank of England's decision to raise interest rates.

Roland Vogel, CFO of Hannover Re, says the company likes higher interest rates and can react to moves in the rate.

Chris Grigg, CEO of British Land, says a supply shortage is likely to push London office rents higher which will help the company.

Philip Borel, editorial director at PEI, says private equity funding is strong outside of the U.S.

Dieter Wemmer, CFO at Allianz, says he is not concerned about the outflows from Pimco and commends Bill Gross on his "professionalism".

Bond rally 'irresistible': Pro     Wed, 14 May '14 | 1:45 AM ET

Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Credit Agricole CIB, says investors need to buy bonds in the current environment.

British members of parliament talk to CNBC about their skepticism surrounding Pfizer's takeover bid for AstraZeneca after the U.S. drug company's boss was grilled by lawmakers.

Andy Soper, global head of G10 options flow at Nomura, says shorting the euro is starting to become and interesting trade.

Jenny Dawson, founder of Rubies in the Rubble, and winner of the Veuve Cliquot new generation award, explains that her company is a luxury food brand that aims to raise awareness about global food imbalances.

Time to get back into EM?     Tue, 13 May '14 | 11:35 AM ET

Maarten-Jan Bakkum, global emerging markets strategist at ING Investment Management, says emerging markets have recovered a bit, due to "political excitement" and expectations of improved liquidity.

'Momentum trade' in European bonds     Tue, 13 May '14 | 11:20 AM ET

Didier Duret, global CIO of ABN Amro Private Banking, and Louis Gargour, CIO of LNG Capital, discuss how deflation fears have created a momentum trade in European government bonds.

European market closes higher     Tue, 13 May '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European bourses closed higher on Tuesday, as investors mulled whether new measures by the European Central Bank could soon be announced.

Pascal Soriot, AstraZeneca CEO, says the group has what it takes to succeed on its own and that its "stand-alone strategy" will create value for its shareholders.

AstraZeneca has the "critical mass" to succeed internationally, Pascal Soriot, CEO of AstraZeneca told CNBC, also discussing the group¿s pipeline.

Gerhard Roiss, CEO of OMV, discusses the impact of the Russian sanctions on European gas, and dismisses calls for a unified gas price across the region.

Scott Moeller, director of the M&A research centre at Cass Business School, discusses the potential AstraZeneca takeover and Pfizer's strategy.

Jason Kolbert, head of health care equity research at Maxim Group, says Pfizer's takeover bid is driven by AstraZeneca's pipeline, strategic tax advantages and cost savings.

Ian Read, CEO of Pfizer, says there is a "very strong industrial rationale" behind its AstraZeneca's takeover bid, as the groups' pipelines would both benefit from being combined.

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