The Rundown


  • Soft period ahead for US stocks: Expert     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO of Jevons Global, explains how the European Central Bank could cause Wall Street to see lackluster trading in the coming months.

  • Behind the sparkle in Tiffany's earnings     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    Dorothy Lakner, Managing Director & Analyst at Topeka Capital Markets, attributes the jump in Tiffany's earnings to product innovation and strength in the U.S. jewelry sector.

  • Are there risks of new asset bubbles?     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:21 PM ET

    Charlie Bilello, Director of Research at Pension Partners, says ultra-low interest rates in the U.S. have driven prices of all asset classes to unprecedented levels.

  • Chris Konstantinos, Director of International Portfolio Management at Riverfront Investment Group, says cheap valuations and accommodative monetary policies will drive markets outside the U.S. higher.

  • Poroshenko must not give up on Crimea: Pro     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    Kurt Volker, Executive Director at McCain Institute, explains why it's important for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to insist on taking Crimea back during talks with Russia.

  • Can Gaza's latest peace deal last?     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    Firas Maksad, Managing Director at Global Policy Advisors, says war fatigue could prevent an outbreak of new fighting, but warns that regional dynamics may complicate the situation.

  • Can Asia's carriers continue to soar?     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    Jonathan Galaviz, Partner at Global Market Advisors, says Asian airlines should expand in a financially sound way and discusses growing competition from Middle Eastern carriers.

  • Asian airlines face heavy earnings week     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 6:36 PM ET

    Ahead of a raft of earnings this week, CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar takes a look at the challenges weighing on the bottomlines of Asian carriers.

  • After S&P hits 2,000, what's next?     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 6:19 PM ET

    Scott Redler, Chief Strategic Officer at T3live.com, outlines what positions investors can take following the S&P 500's overnight rally.

  • Yen at 107? This expert says it's possible     Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    After disappointing second quarter growth data, Toby Lawson, Managing Director at Newedge, says the Japanese yen will need to depreciate further to drive exports and in turn fuel growth.

  • Sally Auld, Interest Rate Strategist at JP Morgan, discusses the speeches given by Fed chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi at last week's Jackson Hole Symposium.

  • Why palladium will continue to outperform     Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    Mike Harrowell, Senior Resources Analyst at BBY, explains why the prospects for palladium remain positive despite geopolitical concerns surrounding its largest producer, Russia.

  • US stocks look healthy for this week: Pro     Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 6:09 PM ET

    John Kosar, President & Market Technician at Asbury Research, outlines the indicators that paint a positive mood in Wall Street for the week ahead.

  • What could rock markets in the week ahead     Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Pauline Chiou takes you through the key market movers in Asia this week.

  • What's next on Joko Widodo's to-do list     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:50 PM ET

    Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia, says Jokowi needs to focus on assembling his Cabinet after Indonesia's highest constitutional court upheld his presidential victory on Thursday.

  • HP CEO: What we need to continue working on     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    Meg Whitman, President & CEO, Hewlett-Packard, tells CNBC the firm needs to continue growing its software business, which is in the midst of a "very difficult transition."

  • Yellen will stick to dovish script: Pro     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    Even though the U.S. is seeing a recovery, the Fed is unlikely to quicken the pace of a interest rate hike, says Tim Adams, President & CEO at Institute of International Finance.

  • RidgeWorth Capital's top Asia stock picks     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:47 PM ET

    Chad Deakins, Portfolio Manager at RidgeWorth Capital Management, explains why he likes Sekisui Chemical, Mitsui and Co, as well as Yangzijiang Shipbuilding.

  • Here's why HP's PC sales were up in Q3     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:37 PM ET

    Tim Bajarin, President of Creative Strategies, attributes the 12 percent rise in sales of personal computers to factors like an increase in corporate and "back to school" purchases.

  • Will Yellen stay dovish at Jackson Hole?     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:15 PM ET

    Ben Lichtenstein, President & Founder at Traders Audio, discusses his expectations for Fed chair Yellen's speech at the Jackson Hole Symposium and how that will move markets.

About The Rundown

  • Hosted by Adam Bakhtiar and Pauline Chiou from the Singapore Exchange, The Rundown is your essential guide to begin your day. Catch up on all the buzz from Wall Street and arm yourself with everything you need to know for the coming Asia trading day.

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