Richard Mallinson, geopolitical analyst at Energy Aspects, says the Ukrainian crisis should have little impact on oil supply, but highlights that oil prices could respond to other geopolitical risks.» Read More
Michael Gurka, founder of BruinHill Partners, says precious metals and commodities have seen a short trend which is likely to continue.
Martin Leclerc, CIO and portfolio manager at Barrack Yard Advisors, says U.S. stocks are expensive and will be unlikely to deliver more than 3 percent total return above inflation over the next decade.
Eugen Weinberg, head of commodity research at Commerzbank, says oil prices have not risen significantly despite geopolitical tensions because the market is still "well supplied".
François Mallet, global head of strategic co-operation at Kepler Cheuvreux, says European stocks will see a 5% percent rally in the short-term on the prospects of further stimulus from the ECB.
Michael Kurtz, global head of equity strategy at Nomura, says Asian stocks are seeing a rise because investors are confident in the consumer recovery in the U.S., which will support products produced in Asia.
Surani Fernando, EMEA deputy editor at Biopharm Insight, says she was "surprised" at the value of Roche's $8.3 billion purchase of Intermune.
Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING Investment Management, said quantitative easing by the European Central Bank is "getting closer".
Markets have built up a lot of expectation ahead of the speeches from central bankers at Jackson Hole, says Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, with all eyes are on Fed Chair Janet Yellen¿s comments on Friday.
The elephant in the room at Jackson Hole is "shrinkflation" - or the size of things getting smaller - says Philippa Malmgren, founder of DRPM Group. She argues it is leading to consumers paying more per ounce, as is masks inflation.
A lot of the films released this summer are squeals, which has led to "franchise fatigue" among some movie-goers, says Georg Szalai, international business editor, at The Hollywood Reporter.
There is a small chance that Janet Yellen will "sound and not act" more hawkish as she acknowledges that the U.S. economy is doing better and jobs figures reflect that, says managing director of BK Asset Management, Boris Schlossberg
Phuong Nguyen, director of advertising for the U.K. at eBay, highlights that consumers start looking for Chritsmas gifts in August and that this represents a "huge opportunities" for retailers.
Douglas Ramage, managing director at Bower group Asia, discusses Indonesia after the country's highest court upheld Widodo's election win and says the new president will focus on reforming bureaucracy.
John Meyer, analyst at SP Angel, discusses gold ahead of Jackson Hole key speeches and says prices are "heading south for now" but that the metal has had a good year so far.
David Ji, head of research and consultancy for Greater China at Knight Frank, says the fundamental issue with Hong Kong's property market is the lack of supply and discusses the government's measures.
Lars Kreckel, global equity strategist at Legal & General Investment Management, discusses Jackson Hole and says the Fed is likely to focus on the "conflicting messages" coming out of recent U.S data.
Luis Costa, head of CEEMEA foreign exchange and rates strategy at Citi, discusses the U.S. dollar and says the trend is for a stronger dollar against most emerging markets' currencies.
David Pearl, executive vice president and co-CIO at Epoch Investments Partners, comments on Hewlett Packard's earnings and says the stock has "limited upside at best".
Roger Myerson, professor of economics at teh University of Chicago and 2007 Nobel Prize Laureate, says Europe needs to "fundamentally" rethink its banking regulatory environment.
Jens Nordvig, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Nomura, discusses the outlook for the U.S. dollar as the FOMC seems to be increasingly "split".
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