The Rundown


  • How will China speed up reforms?  Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 5:51 PM ET

    Nicholas Consonery, China analyst at Eurasia Group, expects the National People's Congress to indicate an acceleration in reforms by increasing the power of the central government.

  • This expert is 'encouraged' by global easing wave  Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 5:34 PM ET

    Simon Warner, head of Global Fixed Income at AMP Capital, says the increase in monetary stimulus will pave the way for better growth through 2015.

  • The best news out of StanChart's 2014 results  Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 5:21 PM ET

    Erin Davis, senior analyst at Morningstar, explains why Standard Chartered's stock surged in London trade despite reporting a 37 percent fall in net profit for 2014.

  • Wall Street's bad day is just 'noise': Pro  Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 5:07 PM ET

    Sandy Lincoln, chief market strategist at BMO Asset Management, says the pullback in U.S. stocks may be "noise." He adds that the market still offers good opportunities.

  • Australia likely grew 0.5% in Q4: Moody's  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 5:49 PM ET

    Matthew Circosta, economist at Moody's Analytics, expects the Australian economy to expand 0.5 percent on-quarter in the October-December period.

  • How Subaru of America plans to keep sales going  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 5:34 PM ET

    Thomas Doll, president and COO of Subaru of America, outlines how the automaker plans to sustain the positive momentum in its sales results, which saw a rise of 18.5 percent on-year in February.

  • Can Macau gaming stocks regain winning hand?  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 5:19 PM ET

    Macau-related casino stocks will likely come under pressure in the medium to long-term as gaming revenues remain challenged, says Jonathan Galaviz, partner at Global Market Advisors.

  • Bullish on US stocks? This expert says 'YES'  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 5:07 PM ET

    Jack Bouroudjian, chief investment officer at Index Financial Partners, says reasons to be optimistic on Wall Street include "Yellen, energy and stability."

  • Nasdaq at 5,000: Return of dot-com bubble?  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 5:38 PM ET

    Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at Phoenix Financial Services and Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, debate whether today's U.S. tech stocks are reminiscent of 2000's internet bubble.

  • Expect 240,000 US jobs in February: Pro  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 5:22 PM ET

    Doug Gordon, investment strategist at Russell Investments, explains why he's expecting a better jobs report than market consensus and says the Fed will likely start hiking rates in September.

  • PBOC unveils long-awaited rate cut  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 5:52 PM ET

    Hans Goetti, head of Investment Asia at Banque Internationale a Luxembourg, says the central bank's rate cut makes sense amid a slowing housing sector and data showing China in deflation.

  • A taste of China's feeble housing recovery  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 5:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon visits the Chinese city of Luoyang, where 8.5 square kilometers - the equivalent of 1,600 football fields - of properties remain unsold as of 2014.

  • Has Samsung nailed it with new S6?  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 5:34 PM ET

    Bonnie Cha, senior analyst at Re/Code, says an upgrade in design and the use of high-quality materials will be the selling points of Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. She later discusses the launch of Samsung Pay.

  • Where will the bull run take Wall Street to?  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 5:18 PM ET

    Rene Nourse, principal and managing director at Urban Wealth Management, expects the blue-chip Dow to hit 20,000 and the S&P 500 index to touch 2,300 by year-end.

  • Alaistair Chan, economist at Moody's Analytics, says China needs more rate cuts to prop up growth, likely in the form of another 50-basis-point cut in the reserve requirement ratio.

  • What's on the agenda in Asia this week  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 5:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Pauline Chiou highlights events and economic data that will move Asia's financial markets this week.

  • Rdio: Not affected by new net neutrality rules  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 5:43 PM ET

    Anthony Bay, CEO of Rdio, explains why the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's new net neutrality rules won't impact music streaming sites.

  • Can India's railway budget boost its economy?  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 5:33 PM ET

    While plans to invest $137 billion in India's aging railway could be positive for the economy, more funding details are needed, says Nida Ali, economist at Oxford Economics.

  • Fed rate hike will be sooner than you think: Pro  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 5:13 PM ET

    Cole Smead, managing director at Smead Capital Management, explains why the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates sooner rather than later.

  • Philippines: No longer the 'sick man of Asia'?  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 5:48 PM ET

    Jalil Rasheed, investment director at Invesco, likes the real estate and infrastructure sectors of the Philippines due to strong domestic consumption and political longevity.

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