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2015 marks the 60th anniversary of the infamous Eurovision Song Contest, in which Australia will be making a debut guest appearance.
There would be "havoc" if Greece left the euro zone and adopted an alternative currency, Willem Buiter, global chief economist at Citi, told CNBC.
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has taken legal action against British tax officials after facing a demand for payment of more than $1.5 billion.
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi said that "growth is too low everywhere" in the 19-country euro zone despite a modest recovery.
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Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Bubba Trading, explains why he thinks the US economy isn't strong enough and there won't be a Fed rate hike.
Fahd Rasheed, CEO of King Abdullah Economic City, explains why he thinks the biggest area for opportunity is trade within the region.
Mario Longhi, CEO of United States Steel, says that it's a "give and take" when it comes to the US economic outlook.