Scott Kessler, information technology group director and senior equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, discusses Apple ahead of the group's quarterly results and says expectations are now ahead of reality.» Read More
Jonathan Stubbs, European equity strategist at Citigroup, explains that the long-term trend for European equities is still bullish despite expected disappointing European earnings.
The U.K. can't resort to major fiscal stimulus, the head of sovereign ratings at Fitch told CNBC.
Mark McClelland, head of North America at Maplecroft, says the Boston bombing is significant because it's the first successful Islamic attack in the U.S. since 9/11 and because of its Chechen link.
David Riley, global managing director of sovereign ratings at Fitch Ratings, discusses Fitch Ratings' downgrade of the U.K., citing the current high debt level as reason for the move.
NBC reports on the ground, live from Watertown as a manhunt is on the way for the second marathon bombings suspect.
Scott Moeller, director of the M&A research centre at Cass Business School, explains that new regulations in the U.S. and U.K have had an impact on M&A leaks.
John Hardy, head of fx strategy at Saxo Bank, discusses expectations for the yen as no opposition arose from G20 and sees the currency weakening further in the next couple of years against the dollar.
Godfrey Sullivan, CEO of Splunk, expects to increase the company's customer base by 20 percent this year and says managing growth is the main challenge which is really "a nice problem".
Joe Studwell, author of How Asia Works, explains why Asia is "an extraordinary laboratory of success and failures" in development strategy and says south-east Asia "got it all wrong".
Suresh Senapaty, CFO of Wipro, discusses earnings and expectations and says the company will continue to grow as it has a lot of head space and its penetration is still fairly low at the moment.
Pius Fritschi, managing partner of hedge funds at LGT Capital Partners, says Russia's economy is fundamentally strong, but biased towards oil and energy.
Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, tells CNBC investors shouldn't wait to put money into equities or they could lose out.
Ilkka Rauvola, analyst at Danske Markets, says that despite low volumes, Nokia quarterly results are better than he expected and believes the company should focus on selling units before rebuilding its brand.
Herman Gef, CEO of Sberbank, explains why he has lowered his 2013 growth forecasts for Russia and yet kept his domestic banking profits forecasts.
Matt McCormick, vice president and portfolio manager at Bahl & Gaynor Investment Council, advises investors turn to U.S. regional banks and says Morgan Stanley will beat EPS estimates but have light revenues.
Darren Schuringa, managing partner at Yorkville Capital, explains why the U.S. energy boom provides a lot of opportunities, especially in infrastructure assets which offer very good returns.
Jose Martins Soares, emerging markets lead analyst at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, believes emerging markets are key to food business growth as global food demand grows.
William Dong, head of taiwan research at UBS, explains why TSMC still has a competitive advantage over other chip-makers and how it's adapting to increasing demand for lower-end handsets aimed at emerging markets.
Vaclav Klaus, former president of the Czech Republic, says that the euro was a "tragic mistake" and that current politicians will stick to the same policies whatever the cost.
Li Zhaoxing, former Chinese foreign minister, turns the tables on CNBC's Geoff Cutmore and asks him what CNBC's position is on tensions on the Korean peninsula.