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  • Like US blue chips, small-caps: Expert   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:15 PM ET
    Like US blue chips, small-caps: Expert

    Craig Hodges, co-portfolio manager at Hodges Small Cap Funds, says blue-chips are trading at their lowest multiples and explains why small-cap stocks will never go out of favor.

  • Is the IMF right to be wary of a Fed rate hike?   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 6:50 PM ET
    Is the IMF right to be wary of a Fed rate hike?

    Martin Lakos, division director at Macquarie, discusses comments from the IMF that a 100-basis-point hike in U.S. short-term interest rates could hit emerging markets.

  • Drop in 'unbanked' population most prominent here   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 6:37 PM ET
    Drop in 'unbanked' population most prominent here

    According to the 2014 Global Findex report, the world's "unbanked" population saw the fastest drop in countries like China and Sub-Saharan Africa, says Leora Klapper, leader, Global Findex Task Team at the World Bank.

  • No pain-free way to deal with FATCA: Pro   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 6:24 PM ET
    No pain-free way to deal with FATCA: Pro

    Jim Gosart, president of JMG Consulting, explains the impact of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) on American expatriates and businesses abroad.

  • Why US rate hike won't spark a financial dislocation   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 6:10 PM ET
    US rate hike won't spark a financial dislocation: Pro

    David Joy, chief market strategist at Ameriprise Financial, says the Fed has been transparent so when it raises interest rates later this year, it won't be surprise for markets.

  • US earnings: Which bank will outperform?   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 6:45 PM ET
    US earnings: Which bank will outperform?

    Richard Bove, senior analyst at Rafferty Capital, explains why major lenders in the U.S. will likely report better earnings than smaller players.

  • US firms most concerned about this in China   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 6:35 PM ET
    US firms most concerned about this in China

    Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, says American companies are concerned about the issue of intellectual property, which China realizes it must "consistently enforce" rules on.

  • Have markets underestimated US earnings?   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 6:20 PM ET
    Have markets underestimated US earnings?

    With the reporting season underway, investors may have realized that earnings won't be as bad as expected, says Jack Bouroudjian, chief investment officer at Index Financial Partners.

  • IMF sees divergence in global growth   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 6:10 PM ET
    Tracking the IMF's world economic outlook

    While advanced economies are seeing a recovery, a mixed picture remains in emerging markets, says Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, deputy director, Research at the IMF.

  • Who's driving the market rally in China?   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 6:51 PM ET
    Who's driving the market rally in China?

    Richard Martin, managing director of IMA Asia, says ordinary households with enormous savings are spurring the boom in China's stock markets.

  • Is India's 'smart city' goal achievable?   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 6:41 PM ET
    Is India's 'smart city' goal achievable?

    To attain its dream of constructing "smart cities", India will need to solve ongoing issues in the nation's infrastructure development. CNBC's Oriel Morrison reports.

  • US earnings growth to fall 3.2% in Q1: Analyst   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 6:35 PM ET
    US earnings growth to fall 3.2% in Q1: Analyst

    Lindsey Bell, senior analyst at S&P Capital IQ, expects the upcoming U.S. earnings season to see "anemic growth", especially in energy and materials sectors.

  • Big miners hold key to iron ore prices: Pro   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 6:18 PM ET
    Big miners hold key to iron ore prices: Pro

    Mathew Hodge, resource analyst at Morningstar, says a price recovery in iron ore depends on when big miners like Vale realize the strategy of boosting production is a mistake.

  • Gearing up for US Q1 earnings season   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET
    Gearing up for US Q1 earnings season

    John Buckingham, CIO of Al Frank Asset Management Capital, is worried about the impact of a stronger dollar on corporate profits, but says lower earnings expectations may not be all that bad.

  • In China, bad news is good news: OCBC   Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 6:52 PM ET
    In China, bad news is good news: OCBC

    Vasu Menon, vice president, Wealth Management Group, OCBC, says soft economic data from China this week will likely be interpreted as good news for equities.

  • Piracy causes 'massive financial impact': Pro   Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 6:37 PM ET
    Piracy causes 'massive financial impact': Pro

    Roger Harvey, director, Australia & New Zealand of Irdeto, outlines the financial impact of media piracy.

  • Ex-Indian Fin Min: Fighter jet deal not an issue   Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 6:31 PM ET
    Ex-Indian Fin Min: Fighter jet deal not an issue

    Palaniappan Chidambaram, former finance ministers of India, says India's government budget can accommodate the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter-bombers from France's Dassault Aviation.

  • What are Hillary Clinton's chances of a 2016 win?

    Tony Fratto, managing director at Hamilton Place Strategies, says former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may benefit from an "enormous funding advantage" and less competition than in 2008.

  • As US earnings beckon, Wells Fargo likes these sectors

    Paul Christopher, head of International Strategy at Wells Fargo, prefers IT, industrial and consumer discretionary stocks, which represent the "core in a cyclical U.S. recovery."

  • China GDP to top agenda this week   Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 6:04 PM ET
    China GDP to top agenda this week

    A raft of data are due from China this week, including first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) on Wednesday. CNBC's Pauline Chiou has more.

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