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Yousef Squali, global head of of the internet and media group at Cantor Fitzgerald, says Amazon's strategy to diversify into a broader technology and media group is the right one.
Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, talks about the euro strength and how the ECB is unlikely to address the issue directly as its focus is on driving intra-euro zone demand.
David Webb, editor at Webb-site.com, says the chances of Alibaba listing in Honk Kong remain high despite protests over the proposed new rules.
Martin McMahon, economist at Commonwealth Bank of Australia, looks at the latest U.K. GDP figures data and cautions that while household spending is rising, an uptick in business investments is "still a fair way off".
Matthew Plan, analyst for Asia-Pacific banks at CreditSights, explains that by launching a market-driven benchmark lending rate, China is continuing to tighten its monetary policy.
Petr Zemcik, director of European economics at Moody's Analytics, says the German economy is doing really well despite a dip in exports and the strong euro.
Hans Vestberg, CEO of Ericsson, discusses the group's quarterly results which were impacted by currency headwinds, despite seeing growth in eight out of ten regions.
Alex De Groote, media analyst at Panmure Gordon, comments on WPP's results which showed revenue growth accelerating and says the focus will be on how the group benefits from the recovery.
CNBC's Julia Chatterley reveals what working in TV really entails, including climbing precarious ladders and coping with rain and extreme heat.
Jason O'Connell, research director at Boston Private Bank, says the asset management business model is "tremendous" due to "terrific cash flow" and "very little balance sheet risk".
Simon Maughan, head of research at Olivetree, discusses European banking following results from Credit Suisse and Santander and says banks are still "under a tremendous amount of pressure".
Robert Quinn, European equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, expects the European earnings season to "underwhelm" and explains why he's upgraded auto and media stocks to overweight.
Jan Erik Back, CFO of SEB, comments on the bank's earnings which were "pretty clean" despite weakness in the "trading line" and discusses the Swedish economy
Rob Dobson, senior economist at Markit, says that while the dip in the euro zone PMI is disappointing, it remains in expansion and is therefore positive.
Dan Costa, editor-in-chief at PCMag.com, says the new Apple releases were "good enough" but did not have "the wow factor" and that the group needs to innovate to keep its edge over competitors.
Peter Arment, aerospace and defense analyst at Sterne Agee, discusses Boeing ahead of quarterly results and says it should surprise to the upside due to the volume of deliveries.
Sharon L. Levine, partner at Lowenstein Sandler LLP, argues that by filing for bankruptcy, Detroit violated both the federal and state constitution, especially the clause on pensions.
Philippe Bodereau, managing director at Pimco, says that while "encouraging" and "ambitious", the ECB stress tests for banks would have benefited from a more transparent measure on capital.
Pietro Boggia, automotive consultant at Frost & Sullivan, talks about Peugeot and explains the alliance with GM failed because neither brand was willing to lose control of its own strategy.
Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, discusses the U.K. economy and expects unemployment to fall faster than the Bank of England anticipates.