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Edward Nusbaum, CEO at Grant Thornton, explains why business optimism is stronger in G7 countries than in emerging markets, reversing the trend from the previous year.
Matthew Beesley, head of global equities at Henderson Global Investors, says equity markets "don¿t have a lot to fear" in 2014 as central banks remain supportive but highlights corporate profit growth as a risk.
Loo Wee Teck, head of consumer electronics at Euromonitor International, says Samsung is "the victim of its own success" and is unlikely to innovate in the short-term.
Jean Francois Robin, global head of strategy at Natixis, says the global equity market should continue to climb higher and discusses European periphery yields.
Dimitris Bimpas, economist at the IME-GSEVEE, comments on household debt in Greece after a survey reveals that a third of Greek homeowners fears foreclosure.
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, expects U.S. Treasury yields to hold steady for the next couple months as Janet Yellen communicates the difference between tapering and tightening.
Scott Shellady, senior vice president for derivatives at Trean, expects the U.S. economy to go through to be a "very bumpy ride" and warns that the Fed could increase stimulus again before year-end.
Dodd Kittsley, global head of ETP research at BlackRock, says the exchange traded funds market has seen "tremendous growth" in the past decade and it's unlikely to slow in 2014.
Francesco Filia, CEO and CIO at Fasanara Capital, says the main concern for 2014 will be whether markets can close the gap between valuations and fundamentals.
Sarah Quinlan, group head and senior vice president at MasterCard Advisors, discusses December retail sales in the U.K. and says that while the overall mood is improving, it is not "exceptional".
Ian Stewart, chief econmist at Deloitte, tells CNBC that U.K. CFOs are more optimistic than they have been for the last three years and have made expansion a top priority for 2014.
Francois Mallet, global head of strategic cooperation at Kepler Chevreux, discusses the French business environment for 2014 and selects his top stock picks.
Steven Sun, head of China equity strategy at HSBC, highlights that Chinese growth is decelerating and explains that it will remain a "stock-picker market" in 2014.
Yannick Naud, portfolio manager at Sturgeon Capital, discusses France and Italy's underperformance following the release of the euro zone composite PMI.
Ben Lichtenstein, president of TradersAudio.com, says that that despite the U.S. market's downward trend in recent days, there is "nothing to worry about" in terms of weakness.
Steven Englander, global head of G10 foreign exchange strategy at Citi, says there are many similarities between Fed policies and a Jane Austen novel and discusses dollar strength.
Ian Stannard, head of European foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, expects the dollar to strengthen further in 2014, particularly against most G10 currencies.
David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, discusses the U.K.'s recovery and explains that house prices are not contributing much to consumption patterns at the moment.