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CNBC's David Faber and Carl Icahn, chairman, Icahn Enterprises, discuss corporate boards, a dysfunctional system, his impact as an activist investor and why what he does is important, as well as the use of poison pills to fend off activists. He also finds himself in the unusual position of defending Bill Ackman's recent efforts to partner with Valeant and acquire Allergan.
Discussing new technology in the Permian, growing market in North America, and higher earnings, with Dave Lesar, Halliburton chairman, president and CEO.
Paul Raines, GameStop CEO, discusses how its leadership in digital sales, market share, and ability to drive loyalty with rewards propels consumers to stay with the gaming store.
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.
European shares opened mixed on Wednesday, although stocks on U.K.'s FTSE 100 could be muted following data released in China.
Uros Cufer, finance minister of Slovenia, says the country has "sufficient cash" in its accounts but bond spreads will go down further.
Uros Cufer, finance minister of Slovenia, says tough sanctions are "hurting" the European economy and a "softer touch" should be adopted by the European Union.