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JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon said that banks are "under assault" from regulators. Dick Bove, vice president of equity research at Rafferty Capital, agrees, saying banks have essentially been "nationalised" as the U.S. government "controls" the industry.
With the continual drop in the oil price, Martin Leclerc, chief investment officer and portfolio manager at Barrack Yard Advisors, talks winners and losers, saying that right now the markets are trying to find out who exactly are the losers.
The Swiss National Bank has dropped its exchange rate cap with the euro and lowered its interest rate to -0.75 percent. Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, gives his and the market's current reaction.
The Reserve Bank of India has made an early cut in its repo interest rate. Latha Venkatesh from CNBC TV18 says that the bank was always expected to cut, but its early timing was "a surprise."
After copper prices hit a 5-and-a-half-year low on Wednesday, Andrew Keen, head of metals and mining at HSBC says that typically after a big selloff, the market tries to lump commodities together, yet now they are making it a "demand issue," when there's no evidence of that.
Ahead of Davos 2015, Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, says that emerging market financial crises and the dramatic fall in the price of oil should be eyed as risks in 2015.
Ahead of 2015's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the forum has released its 2015 global risk report. John Drzik, president of global risk and specialities at Marsh, says there will be a shift from economic risks to geopolitical and societal risks in 2015.
Discussing the upcoming JPMorgan fourth-quarter earnings report, Gerard Cassidy, managing director & banking analyst at RBC Capital Markets, says trading revenue will be a key focus for the bank.
Will cheaper fuel cause consumers to spend more in the U.S. retail sector? Oliver Chen, senior analyst at Cowen and Company, says he thinks that luxury brands like Tiffany, rather than lower-end retail, will benefit from the fall in the price of oil.
Steve Almond, global chairman at Deloitte, says that business leaders need to be as focused "on people and purpose, as they are on products and profits," as millennials change the way they look for employment.
Simon Laing, head of U.S. equities at Invesco Perpetual, says that when low oil prices start to feed into consumer spending it will be positive for the U.S. economy.
Gary Turner, managing director at cloud-based accounting platform Xero UK, explains why the company is seeking to capitalize on working from home, as behaviour shifts.
Guy Foster, group head of research at Brewin Dolphin Wealth Management, discusses whether the European Court of Justice's backing of OMT (Outright Monetary Transactions) makes it easier for Mario Draghi to launch a quantitative easing program.
The European Court of Justice has backed the ECB's OMT (Outright Monetary Transactions) program. David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, says that it makes it more difficult for Germany to "throw a spanner into the works."
John Leahy, COO of Airbus, says he's not worried about a China slowdown and explains how his company plans to transport Chinese customers more efficiently between cities.
John Leahy, COO of Airbus, says the Airbus A350 is a "great aircraft" that's extremely fuel-efficient, and adds that he is "very proud" of the company's recent deals with Delta Airlines.
John Leahy, COO of Airbus, says his company does everything to ensure flight safety and describes plans to "eject the black box" if a plane is in trouble in order to find out what happened.
John Leahy, COO of Airbus, is optimistic on falling oil prices for the sector, saying it "definitely does help" the airline industry.
Russ Bendel, CEO of Habit Restaurants, says it hopes to open up to 28 stores in the U.S. in 2015, while the Middle East could see up to 50 chains in the next 7 years.
Discussing oil and volatility in U.S. equity markets, Chad Morganlander, portfolio manager at Stifel, discusses strategy and says investors should get used to oil at $45 per barrel.
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