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"The trend of mobility and continuing growth of smartphones worldwide is really helping," says Sanjay Mehrotra, SanDisk CEO, explaining what is driving earnings and growth at SanDisk. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the Fed's influence on the yield curve and looks back at the rise of the national debt.
Brennan Hawken, UBS director of equity research, breaks down the quarterly earnings of Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.
David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan, says Japanese firms are "aggressively" pursuing changes in their corporate culture after missing out on previous global opportunities.
Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager at Saxo Capital Markets, describes the factors impacting the rupee in Thursday trade.
Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, explains why the firm is still seeing "great appetite" for its theater in the mainland.
Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.
Vincent Deluard, European strategist at Ned Davis Research Group, says the strong euro is a problem for the region's companies, especially for the large exporters.
European shares closed higher on Thursday as investors brushed aside concerns regarding Ukraine and focused instead on Wall Street earnings and the latest U.S. jobs data.