John Stoltzfus, chief market strategist at Oppenheimer, discusses the factors impacting equities ahead of earnings season.» Read More
McDonald's has announced a $3 million annual cost-saving plan, yet investors are hungry for more. Stephen Anderson, restaurant analyst at Miller Tabak, says the plan was "long on concept" but "short on substance."
HSBC has reported its first quarter results, which came in above expectations. CNBC's Catherine Boyle discusses the bank's results, with reference to the reputation risks HSBC is facing.
Saudi Arabia's oil minister, Ali Al-Naimi, tells CNBC's Hadley Gamble that speculators influence the price of oil in the short term, while supply and demand control the price of oil in the long term.
Derek Halpenny, European head of global market research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, expecting the euro to move down soon.
Martin Smith, head of markets analysis at East & Partners, discusses HSBC's "favorable" results, which are in line with those of other banks like Lloyds.
Jon Jonsson, fixed income portfolio manager at Neuberger Berman, says diversification is a good strategy to have in this market environment and that flexibility is important.
Talking about the U.S. presidential race, Boris Epshteyn, U.S. Republican political strategist at Strategy International, says there's a "lack of trust" when it comes to Hillary Clinton.
Ben White, Politico chief economic correspondent, says that Chris Christie will have a "hard time" if he runs in the U.S. 2016 election, especially after the Bridgegate scandal.
Have negative bond yields forced investors to seek returns from riskier assets like equities and junk bonds? Ken Kamen, president at Mercadien Asset Management, weighs in.
John Sfakianakis, a regional director at Ashmore Group, says there's a "tremendous appetite" for investors to get exposure to the Saudi stock market.
Ahmed Ben Halim, founder and CEO of Libya Holdings, says that there are "tremendous opportunities in Libya" and that if the country stabilized, more people will return and invest.
Eugen Weinberg, head of commodity research at Commerzbank, explains why he thinks the market is not focusing on fundamentals.
David Owen, chief European financial economist at Jefferies International, says that minority governments have been successful in the past.
Despite a slowdown in China's economic growth, the country's stocks are flirting with 7 year highs. Maarten-Jan Bakkum, global emerging markets strategist at ING, discusses.
Michael W. Gurka, founder of BruinHill Partners, explains why he's unsurprised by the recent disappointing GDP data from the U.S.
Sebastien Galy, senior FX strategist at Societe Generale, discusses drivers behind the euro, and adds that he is confident it will reach parity with the dollar by next year.
Mike Indursky, president of Bliss World, says there's been a shift from software (like creams and lotions) to hardware (such as tools and machines).
Carter Worth, head of technical analysis at Cornerstone Macro, talks U.S. stocks, including biotech, and what to expect in the month of May.
Ahead of the Mayweather, Pacquiao fight, Arron Shepherd, co-founder of Sportlobster, says social media has had a "huge impact."
Would London lose its reputation as a financial hub if Britain left the EU? Lothar Mentel, chief investment officer at Tatton Investment Management, weighs in.
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