Markets have built up a lot of expectation ahead of the speeches from central bankers at Jackson Hole, says Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, with all eyes are on Fed Chair Janet Yellen¿s comments on Friday.» Read More
Phuong Nguyen, director of advertising for the U.K. at eBay, highlights that consumers start looking for Chritsmas gifts in August and that this represents a "huge opportunities" for retailers.
Douglas Ramage, managing director at Bower group Asia, discusses Indonesia after the country's highest court upheld Widodo's election win and says the new president will focus on reforming bureaucracy.
John Meyer, analyst at SP Angel, discusses gold ahead of Jackson Hole key speeches and says prices are "heading south for now" but that the metal has had a good year so far.
David Ji, head of research and consultancy for Greater China at Knight Frank, says the fundamental issue with Hong Kong's property market is the lack of supply and discusses the government's measures.
Lars Kreckel, global equity strategist at Legal & General Investment Management, discusses Jackson Hole and says the Fed is likely to focus on the "conflicting messages" coming out of recent U.S data.
Luis Costa, head of CEEMEA foreign exchange and rates strategy at Citi, discusses the U.S. dollar and says the trend is for a stronger dollar against most emerging markets' currencies.
David Pearl, executive vice president and co-CIO at Epoch Investments Partners, comments on Hewlett Packard's earnings and says the stock has "limited upside at best".
Roger Myerson, professor of economics at teh University of Chicago and 2007 Nobel Prize Laureate, says Europe needs to "fundamentally" rethink its banking regulatory environment.
Jens Nordvig, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Nomura, discusses the outlook for the U.S. dollar as the FOMC seems to be increasingly "split".
Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, explains how the reaction following the release of the latest FOMC minutes - which were "more hawkish than expected" - was "completely new".
Anna Rosenberg, associate practice leader for Sub-Saharan Africa at Frontier Strategy Group, discusses West Africa on the back of the Ebola outbreak and multinationals' strategies.
Harry Tchilinguirian, head of commodity markets strategy at BNP Paribas, says the oil price correction was due to expectations of oil disruptions over Iraq and Syria, which did not materialize
Sanjay Manchanda, CEO of Nakheel, discusses the group's debt restructuring following Dubai's 2008 debt crisis and comments on the Dubai real estate market.
Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities, discusses the Fed minutes ahead of their release and U.S. inflation.
Stacey Widlitz, president at SW Retail Advisors, comments on retailer Target and says the new CEO needs to get merchandising "back on track" and decide what to do with the group's foray into Canada.
Ivan Feinseth, CIO at Tigress Asset Management, discusses technology stocks Google, Broadcom and Sandisk and explains why he believes Google's share price is "very cheap".
Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, says that if U.S. inflation expectations remain low, the Fed may be able to hold off on a rate hike for longer than people think.
Jamie Jenkins, labor market analyst at ONS and Laura Gardiner, senior research and policy analyst at Resolution Foundation, discuss the rise of self-employment in the U.K. and the implications for the economy.
Nik Stanojevic, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, discusses Glencore and BHP Billiton and says these offer "two completely different risk propositions".
Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, reacts to the release of the Bank of England's latest minutes which saw two out of nine members vote in favor of a rate hike.