Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine prime minister says that "no-one will recognize" the Crimean referendum and that there will be "no concession."» Read More
Adrian Ash, head of research at BullionVault, says investors are still buying gold on dips and that confidence, and not the dollar, is what is really hurting gold at the moment.
Peter Dixon, senior economist at Commerzbank, explains that the latest services PMI highlights that U.K. growth will slow and that there is still a"¿long way to go" before the unemployment target is reached.
Andrew Robb, Australia's trade and investment minister, says most countries in the WTO want a multilateral deal and explains what the trade facilitation agreement would mean for Australia.
Richard Mallinson, geopolitical analyst at Energy Aspects, discusses the 2014 outlook for the oil market and expects U.S. supply to grow strongly and Saudi Arabia to make "a big cut."
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Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, discusses whether OPEC will cut its 2014 oil supply, and what the arrival of Iranian oil on the market would mean for other producers.
Scott Kessler, senior equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, discusses Apple's outlook for strong holiday sales, and also says Twitter stock is trading at "unsustainable premiums to peers".
Itay Michaeli, auto analyst at Citi, expects more robust U.S. auto sales leading into 2015 when the replacement cycle peaks, which could represent billion dollars of profits for U.S. domestic car companies.
Alisa Lockwood, head of Europe at IHS Economics and Country Risk, says the Ukrainian president was "playing" both Russia and the EU and clearly "miscalculated" the amount of support for the EU.
Mark Tluszcz, CEO at Mangrove Capital Partners, explains what he looks for when he's investing in a technology company and how he uses free products as a way to drive business.
Robert Barrington, executive director at Transparency International, reveals which countries are at the bottom of the transparency survey and why the U.S. is "quite a long way" from the top 10.
Andrew Leung, founder of Andrew Leung International COnsultants, comments on David Cameron's visit to China and how the U.K. can benefit from the latest Chinese reforms.
Saktiandi Supaat, head of global foreign exchange strategy at Maybank, discusses the Australian dollar and whether it is likely to weaken further.
Consumers are expected to take to the web to get the best deals delivered in time for Christmas on Monday.
Jason O'Connell, research director at Boston Private Bank & Trust and George Tsapouris, investment strategist at Coutts, discuss U.K. and U.S. consumption as the holiday shopping season has started.
Robert H. McCooey, senior vice president of relationship management at NASDAQ OMX, expects 2014 to be another strong year for IPOs and highlights the strength of the healthcare sector IPO market.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble recaps her interview with Yair Lapid, Israel's finance minister, who discussed the impact U.S. tapering could have on the country, the state of the country's economy and Iran.
Bryan Roberts, retail insights director at Kantar Retail, talks about the U.K.'s Black Friday and Cyber Monday and says the former should bring spending forward "rather than being incremental."
Dane Chamorro, managing director for south East Asia at Control Risks, discusses Thailand following a rate cut from the central bank and says the protests should not impact the economy "all that much."
Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, tells CNBC that while the U.K. recovery is becoming broader-based, it's "no time for being complacent."