Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities, discusses the Fed minutes ahead of their release and U.S. inflation.» Read More
Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, says the last trading day of May will be "another quiet day" in the U.S. as the market is waiting for a big announcement.
Jon Davis, meteorology team lead at EarthRisk, explains that the U.S. hurricane season should be less active this year and what the economic implications are.
Kian Abouhossein, banking analyst at JP Morgan, says banks just want to preserve capital so any action by the ECB next week will not lead to additional lending
Simona Gambarini, associate director of research at ETF Securities, says that economic optimism is denting the appeal of gold as investors turn to riskier assets.
Chuck Runyon, CEO of Anytime Fitness, explains the group's international expansion and claims it has one of the most franchisee-friendly models in the business.
Arup Raha, chief economist at CIMB, Arup Raha, chief economist at CIMB, discusses the Indian economy ahead of the release of the first-quarter GDP figure and the challenges awaiting new prime minister Narendra Modi.
Claude Moraes, Labour member of the European Parliament, says the rise of UKIP will damage national politics as it will lead to a push to the right for the Conservative party and discusses the U.K.'s EU membership.
James Ashley, chief economist at RBC Capital Markets, comments on the inclusion of illegal activities in the U.K. GDP data and on the U.K. housing market.
John Lonski, chief economist at Moody's Capital Markets Research Group, expects the U.S. first quarter GDP to be revised down on Thursday and says the economy should "snap back" in the second quarter.
David Woo, head of global rates and currencies research at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, comments on U.S. Treasurys and argues that China may be buying long-duration U.S. bonds through Belgium.
Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equities strategist at Goldman Sachs, explains that the World Cup's winning country tends to have a feel-good factor in its stock market, leading to outperformance for a month.
Ken Karmen, president at Mercadien Asset Management, discusses the U.S. market ahead of the release of the first quarter GDP revision.
Michael Henderson, senior emerging markets economist at Maplecroft, says the Brazilian central bank is likely to start hiking rates again towards the end of the year as inflation continues to increase.
Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, says buyers' appetite in the London housing market is losing momentum as a few constraints are kicking in.
Ed Rogers, CEO of Rogers Investments Advisors, says the drop in Japanese retail sales was widely expected by the market and advises how to invest in Japan.
Paul Sedgwick, head of investment at Frank Investments, comments on Apple¿s acquisition of Beats and says there should be a broader pick-up in M&A deals over the next few months as confidence grows.
Kokou Agbo-Bloua, head of equity and dreivative strategy for Europe at BNP Paribas, says it's "highly probable" the German DAX will hit 10,000.
Brigitte de Lima, senior health care analyst at Results Healthcare, discusses Valeant as Allergan rejects its takeover bid and following news that it will sell some assets to Nestle.
David Wu, luxury goods and beauty analyst at Telsey Advisory Group, expects Michael Kors' results to beat market expectations, and discusses the outlook for the group.
Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenbglatt Securities, argues that the U.S. equity market is set up for a rally,and says consumer staples and telcos are the best positioned sectors a leg up.