Michelle Girard, RBS chief U.S. economist, and David Bianco, Deutsche Bank head of U.S. equity strategy, share their thoughts on the markets, as equities appear mired in a holding pattern. Equities could see a "profit recession" in the S&P 500 if emerging economies weakened substantially, says Bianco.
Singer Celine Dion sits down with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin to discuss the business of performing in Las Vegas. I love to come here because I can sing a whole show, I don't have to sing a whole album, says Dion.
The investigation into the disappearance of Flight MH370 has presented some twists and turns in recent days but no new clues, reports CNBC's Sri Jegarajah.
Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist of IHS Global Insight, says a political resolution, rather than an interest rate cut by the Bank of Thailand, would be the real solution to Thailand's economic woes.
With a global recovery on the way, Daphne Roth, Asia Equity Strategist at ABN AMRO Private Banking, says Japan, a late cyclical player, will be able to leverage it, while a weaker yen will provide a further boost.
Analysts continue to question whether bitcoin will be recognized as a currency or remain a payment mechanism. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.
Tracey Allen, commodities analyst at Rabobank International, looks at why food prices could jump this year.
Mark Taylor, dean at Warwick Business School, explains why it is going to be "hard to prove" forex rate-rigging.
Clive McDonnell, head of equity strategy at Standard Chartered Bank, says the recent string of soft Chinese data suggests the country's growth is "decelerating".