The Rundown


  • Why the euro's rebound won't last     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 5:34 PM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director at BK Asset Management, says the euro's gains overnight following the announcement of a $392 billion growth plan was just a short covering rally.

  • US is a 'hot potato' market: Boockvar     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 5:23 PM ET

    Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group, says Wall Street shares are "extraordinarily overbought" at the moment due to expectations of central bank support.

  • Is Samsung being pressured by shareholders?     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 5:11 PM ET

    Bob O'Donnell, Founder and Chief Analyst of TECHnalysis Research, explains how Samsung's $2 billion share buyback will give it credibility among shareholders.

  • 'Confident' that OPEC cut is coming: Analyst     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:51 PM ET

    Chad Mabry, Analyst, Energy & Natural Resources at MLV & Co, is expecting OPEC to cut output to 29.5 million barrels a day from 30 million barrels currently.

  • How Tiffany remains competitive     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    Jason Moser, Senior Analyst at the Motley Fool, is impressed with the retailer's growth. He believes investors with a longer time horizon in mind should consider the stock.

  • Stay away from energy names: Pro     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 5:22 PM ET

    Scott Nations, Chief Investment Officer & President of NationsShares, says the drop in consumer confidence data was surprising given the recent decline in gasoline prices.

  • If ECB rolls out QE, who will benefit?     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 5:50 PM ET

    Tim Umberger, Senior Advisor at East Capital, names Turkey as one of the countries that will benefit the most from potential stimulus in Europe. He later discusses the outlook for Russia.

  • What to expect from Sony's investor briefing     Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    Ahead of Sony's investor briefing on Tuesday, Bill Fries, Co-Manager of Thornburg International Value Fund, explains his optimism for the electronics giant's turnaround plan.

  • China's surprise rate cut lead Asian shares higher Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    China's surprise interest rate cut spurred Asian indices on Monday, mirroring a positive session on Wall Street last Friday.

  • How discount brokers are wooing investors     Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 5:48 PM ET

    Tanmai Sharma, CEO at Mesitis, introduces the Singapore-based firm's services as discount broking grows in popularity.

  • Dominic Schnider, Head of Commodities & APAC Forex at UBS Wealth Management, expects OPEC to cut production by 0.5 million barrels per day at its upcoming meeting, allowing prices to recover by $10-15 into 2015.

  • Reading PBOC's surprise rate cut     Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 5:24 PM ET

    Bill Adams, Senior International Economist at PNC, says the move is intended to keep Chinese monetary policy neutral and explains why more easing measures could be unveiled ahead.

  • Who benefits from PBOC's interest rate cut?     Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 5:10 PM ET

    John Kosar, President at Asbury Research, says China's surprise rate cut could lift stocks in the near term and put a bottom to copper and oil prices through year-end.

  • Economic data from Japan, along with the Bank of Japan's meeting minutes, are on tap this week. CNBC's Pauline Chiou takes you through the week's key events.

  • While the ruling coalition could lose some seats, it'll be enough of a majority for Prime Minister Abe to continue reforms, says Harumi Taguchi, Principal Economist at IHS Global Insight.

  • Dissecting Takata's air bag flaw     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    Clarence Ditlow, Executive Director at Center for Auto Safety, explains what causes Takata's air bags to explode with so much force that it releases metal shrapnel at vehicle occupants.

  • Why the US rally won't fizzle out in 2015     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:21 PM ET

    A report from Goldman Sachs said Wall Street's rally will end next year, leaving investors with low returns. Bruce McCain, Senior VP & Chief Investment Strategist at Key Private Bank, explains why he disagrees.

  • Asian shares turned mixed after China, Japan data Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    The Australian Securities Exchange with boards displaying stock movements in downtown Sydney

    Asian equity markets were mixed, as traders reacted to key economic data from Japan and China. Declining commodity prices also weighed on resource-heavy bourses in the region.

  • Can snap polls quicken Abenomics' progress?     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 5:48 PM ET

    Robin Bew, MD of Economist Intelligence Unit, says December's election is aimed at solidifying Prime Minister Abe's power within his party, hence it may not have any impact on driving Abenomics.

  • Joel Wells, Portfolio Manager at Alpine Funds, explains his preference for Chinese real estate stocks and discusses the subdued trading since the roll-out of the Shanghai-HK trade connect.

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