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European market closes lower     Fri, 1 Aug '14 | 11:30 AM ET

European shares reaccelerated losses on Friday afternoon to close the week lower, despite a weak employment report from the U.S. that tempered concerns the Federal Reserve would hike interest rate sooner than hoped.

US jobs: Is bad news good news again?     Fri, 1 Aug '14 | 11:00 AM ET

Peter Rosenstreich, chief foreign exchange analyst at Swissquote Bank and Kerry Craig, global market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discuss the U.S. jobs report and its impact on markets.

CNBC takes a look at the "smart factory", a plant that uses the Internet of Things to revolutionize production.

They've been locked away in car factories for years, but as computer processing gets faster and cheaper robots are moving into the mainstream. That's where Rethink Robotics' 'Baxter' comes in.

Academics and Robotics giant 'Festo' are looking to the Animal Kingdom to power the future of manufacturing. It's called 'biomimicry'.

The VW 'transparent factory'     Thu, 31 Jul '14 | 7:00 PM ET

Want to watch a car made right before your eyes? Volkswagen's "transparent factory" overhauls the current car allows customer to follow their car from start to finish. As the biggest car manufacturer in Europe you might not think Volkswagen would be willing to completely re-imagine its manufacturing process. Think Again.

Scott Shellady, CEO of Bull Reef Brokerage at TJM Investments, comments on the U.S. market and says that it should continue to sell off if the jobs number come out strong.

How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts have been telling CNBC.

Jens Nordvig, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Nomura Securities International, discusses the upcoming U.S. nonfarm payroll data and why the next FOMC meeting could be "crucial".

Josef Schuster, founder of IPOX Schuster, discusses GoPro and says the stock price "has run ahead of itself" as it values the group more as a media concern rather than a tech hardware one.

Why US GDP will be revised down     Fri, 1 Aug '14 | 5:00 AM ET

Lance Roberts, chief strategist at STA Wealth Management, says U.S. second-quarter GDP will probably be revised down, as consumption and gross domestic income remain very low.

Robert Walters CEO on jobs outlook     Fri, 1 Aug '14 | 4:30 AM ET

Robert Walters, CEO of Robert Walters, discusses the outlook for global job creation and wage inflation and says that the U.K. should start to see wages rise in 2015.

Olivia Francis, founder and managing director of Hamilton & Hare, discusses the appeal of luxury underwear and the company's challenge to big competitors.

Dariusz Kowalczyk, senior economist and strategist at Credit Agricole, says we should expect a better environment in Asia in the second half of the year thanks to decent PMI data for China and India.

Gautam Batra, investment strategist at Signia Wealth, says markets are suffering from "central bank policy exhaustion" and discusses the outlook.

Corporate reform key for Japan: Pro     Fri, 1 Aug '14 | 3:30 AM ET

Matthew Beesley, head of global equities at Henderson Global Investors, says investors are looking for reform of Japan's corporate sector.

Tim McCullough, technical strategist at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, says the yield on U.S. 10 year Treasurys could fall to lows of 1.80 percent.

Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, says the sell-off in European equities is a "healthy wobble".

Frédéric Oudéa, CEO of Société Générale, says the slew of banking litigation cases is a "risk" for the industry.

RBS warned that Scottish independence could have a "material adverse effect" on the company. Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors, discusses the impact of a Scottish "yes" vote.

Frédéric Oudéa, CEO of Société Générale, says the company is "adapting" to the tense situation in Russia, but is confident about its long-term plan in the country.

European shares opened lower on Friday with investors looking ahead to key jobs data due out from the United States.

Pierre Aubouin, CFO of Areva, says the nuclear industry is "not in crisis" and expects the install base to increase over the next year.

Duncan Farr, banks specialist at Macquarie Group, says it will be tough for Banco Espirito Santo to raise the required fresh capital it needs.

Richie Boucher, CEO of Bank of Ireland, says valuations of assets in the Irish economy have not gone too far and a recovery in the country is underway.

Paul Geddes, CEO of Direct Line, says the company is "reviewing" the disposal of its Italian and German business.

European CEOs on Russian sanctions     Fri, 1 Aug '14 | 1:45 AM ET

Chief executives of Europe's top companies tell CNBC how sanctions on Russia are affecting their business.

Henri de Castries, CEO of AXA, says the company is prepared for further natural disasters after adverse weather in Germany caused a high number of payouts for the insurance company in the first half of 2014.

Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, says Chinese President Xi Jinping has been as "good as his word" by sticking to the anti-corruption drive, but could scale back if growth begins to slow.

Erin Davis, senior equity analyst at Morningstar, discusses Lloyd's Banking Group's results and says that while the bank will probably pay a very small dividend in 2014, it will then "quickly ramp it up".

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