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The anti-graft campaign shows that Chinese President Xi Jinping has the power to push through reforms, says Hans Goetti, Head of Investment, Asia of Banque Internationale a Luxembourg.
Mark Cymrot, Partner at Baker & Hostetler, discusses options for Argentina after last-minute talks with creditors failed to produce any results.
Despite recent upbeat employment data, the U.S. labor market is still made up mainly by part-time and low wage jobs, says Lindsey Piegza, Chief Economist at Sterne Agee.
John Carey, Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Pioneer Investments, says the U.S. is seeing a higher risk of inflation and may face wage pressure in the months ahead.
Steve Goldman, Managing Director of Kapstream Capital, says it's clear that the Fed's goal is to end quantitative easing in October and start raising interest rates next year.
Roger Kay, President & Founder of Endpoint Technologies Associates, says the scale of Twitter's ad revenue is still an issue if it wants to achieve profitability.
Hugh Johnson, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at Hugh Johnson Advisors, expects the Fed to upgrade its assessment of the U.S. economy and explains what that means for interest rates.
Charles Blankley, Chief Investment Officer at Gemmer Asset Management, cites stabilization in the economy and supportive policy moves as factors behind the rally in Chinese equities.
Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors, says Japanese consumers aren't seeing sufficient wage increments to cope with rising inflation and April's sales tax hike.
Philip C. Wilcox, President of the Foundation for Middle East Peace, says the U.S. and United Nations are seeing a decline in influence in the Middle East.
Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Banyan Partners, says market attention is being drawn away from earnings and towards geopolitics but warns that the impact will be short-lived.
Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia, says China's re-balancing act is progressing but warns of challenges from capital returns in state-owned enterprises.
Barak Barfi, Research Fellow, International Security Program at the New America Foundation, explains why it is getting difficult for Israel to find an exit strategy out of Gaza.
Jay Richards, Director of Research at Just Spreads, sees lower prices for both gold and oil in the near-term as investors begin to see geopolitical unrest as common activity.
John Kosar, President & Market Technician at Asbury Research, outlines the week's key events. He also discusses last week's decline in the U.S. 10-year yield.
From China's twin factory data to a raft of corporate earnings, CNBC's Pauline Chiou highlights what will drive markets this week.
Matthew Hegarty, Senior Analyst at Perennial International, says Chinese financials look attractive in the months ahead as concerns about China ease.
While its North America business did well in the second quarter, Amazon's international unit decelerated, says Robert Peck, Managing Director & Internet Analyst at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.
Tremendous speculation in the markets may result in a "surprise or accident" in the credit sector, says Jim Awad, Chairman of Plimsoll Mark Capital.
Social media giant Facebook reported bumper earnings growth on Wednesday, but some analysts have called into question how long the party will last.
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