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Weekly jobless claims and durable goods are the numbers to watch Thursday, but so are the massive amount of earnings reports expected. CNBC's Patti Domm explains.
Discussing Apple's 7-for-1 stock split effective June 9, and the company's bad tablet number, with Max Wolff, Citizen VC chief economist, and Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst.
Apple is reporting Q2 EPS of $11.62 on revenue of $45.6 billion. Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst, says investors should feel a sense of relief on these numbers.
Santitarn Sathirathai, Head of Southeast Asia & India Economics Research at Credit Suisse, explains why it is important for the Bank of Thailand to leave interest rates on hold at 2 percent.
JJ Kinahan, Chief Strategist at TD Ameritrade, says Yum Brands is back "on the right path" after a 9 percent gain in China led by KFC.
Eddie Tam, CIO at Central Asset Investments, says China will see a slowdown for a long time as a trade-off for avoiding a hard landing in its economy.
Deborah Hargreaves, director of the High Pay Centre, says more reforms are needed to rein in executives' pay, as shareholders can't necessarily do it on their own.
Maxime Alimi, economist at AXA IM, says that France's chances of reaching its budget deficit target of 3 percent this year are "pretty slim", as many of the government's measures are "temporary".
European shares closed lower on Wednesday as investors reacted to a slew of earnings news and data released in the euro zone, China and the U.S.