Dick Bove, vice president of equity research for teh financial sector at Rafferty Capital, discusses the banking sector following Bank of America's "extraordinary" trading results, and says this year should be "very good" for the industry.» Read More
Hans Redeker, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, discusses the impact an intensification of the situation in Ukraine would have on currencies - especially the euro.
The Ukrainian government faces a "growing dilemma" as pro-Russian separatist militias have not relinquished control over the buildings they occupy despite the ultimatum, NBC's Ayman Mohyekdin reports.
Peter Dixon, global equities economist at Commerzbank, says that the markets are likely to "go south" if the situation in Ukraine intensifies and earnings bring little good news.
Bob Lacino, chief market strategist at Tethys Partners, says Thursday's sell-off in the U.S market is "fair" and well-timed.
Sheraz Mian, director of research at Zacks, warns that the market could be heading for trouble if guidance from companies remains negative.
Peter Rummell, chief founder of One Spark crowdfunding festival, says the aim of the event is for "bright young people" to realize that access to capital is possible for their startup ideas.
Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, says the recent sell-off in markets is just a "removal of froth" and explains why he expects a more "meaningful" pull-back in the coming months.
Anna Rosenberg, sub-Saharan Africa analyst at Frontier Strategy Group, discusses what the implications of Nigeria becoming the biggest African economy are for the country and the continent.
Mikio Kumada, global strategist at LGT Capital Partners, says Chinese equity indices have been trading sideways and are likely to do so until some issues are resolved ¿ such as the excessive credit expansion.
Elena Panaritis, economist and founder at Thought 4 Action, says that while the Greek bond auction signals the country is doing better, the country needs to continue with its structural reform programs.
Marius Daheim, senior government bond analyst at Bayerische Landesbank, discusses the successful Greek bond sale and why investors are so quick to buy European peripheral debt.
Tim Harris, CEO of Harris Capital, says U.S. banks are looking increasingly interesting and that while a couple European lenders still have to prove their "balance-sheet worth", the sector has pulled through the worst.
David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International and Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, discuss what the "new normal" for U.K. interest rates will be once they start rising.
Divina Knowles, CFO and COO at Mind Candy, says the company plans to follow the success of Moshi Monsters with new products that'll show investors it's a "predictable" and sustainable business.
Jessica Ground, U.K. equities fund manager at Schroders, says questions remain over Marks and Spencer's online strategy and clothing ranges.
Ed Fulton, spokesman at Sporting Index, says Tiger Wood is unlikely to win the US Masters and discusses stronger contenders for the title.
Jharonne Martis-Olivo, director of research at Thomson Reuters, says the harsh weather had a big impact in U.S. retail in the first quarter, and that analysts have lowered their expectations.
Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital, says the minutes revealed the Fed is testing the market and that interest rates won't be raised "anytime soon."
Francesco Galietti, founder and CEO of Policy Sonar, likens Italian politics to a "Machiavellian play" ahead of Berlusconi's court hearing and discusses the impact the electoral reform could have.
Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, highlights that while there's been a rebound in activity in U.K. housing, it's still a third down from its peak and lack of supply remains the main issue.