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.» Read More
Ken Perkins, president at Retail Metrics, comments on Wal-Mart ahead of earnings and says it is likely to report a sixth consecutive quarter of negative same store sales growth.
Ross Healy, chairman at Strategic Analysis Corporation, comments on Cisco's results and says the group has indicated that "some turns" are coming in key areas.
Sim Tshabalala, CEO of Standard Bank, discusses the outlook for South Africa and the outcome of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit which saw some "really big and important announcements".
Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equities strategist at Goldman Sachs, outlines which sectors he favors and why he remains bullish on the Dax.
Juan Sartori, founder and president at Union Group, comments on the Brazilian economy and on the "few big events" in Latin America that investors should keep an eye on.
Shweta Singh, senior economist at Lombard Street Research, discusses which emerging markets are the most at risk from Russian exposure and says it¿s mostly related to energy imports.
Josh Miller, senior economist at RICS, says the Bank of England can take a lot of credit for the softening in U.K. house prices and discusses the outlook for the housing market.
Alex Ng, equity research for China technology at China Merchants Securities, says Lenovo's results were driven by stronger than expected PC recovery and continued momentum in smartphone.
Anatoli Annenko, chief European economist at Societe Generale and Nicholas Spiro, managing director at Spiro Sovereign Strategy, discuss the euro zone following the release of the second quarter GDP.
Ruth Lea, economic advisor at Arbuthnot Banking Group, argues that it is time for the Bank of England to start normalizing rates.
Jharonne Martis, director of research at Thomson Reuters, discusses Macy's ahead of the group¿s earnings and the U.S. retail sector in general.
Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, defends the central bank's forward guidance and says that it's been "entirely consistent" for months and therefore "dull and repetitive".
Michael Cox, senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray, comments on Deere & Co. before the group reports earnings and outlines the headwinds it faces in its different businesses.
Mark Carney, governor at the Bank of England, says that although slack in the labor market is being used up faster than expected, productivity and wage growth have been "remarkably weak".
The risk surrounding the U.K. housing market is a "medium term risk" to the economy's recovery, Mark Carney, governor at the Bank of England replies to CNBC.
Augie De Blieck, columnist at Comic Book Resources and Vincent Zurzolo, COO at Metropolis Collectibles, discuss the health of the comic book market and the publishers' move into digital.
Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, says that volatility in the high yield bond market is not over yet as liquidity is scarce and there is "no buyer of last resort".
Patrick Spencer, director of international institutional equity sales at Baird, discusses the U.S. market and advises investors to look at the mid-cap space.
Ricky Lai, research analyst at Guotai Junan International, comments on Tencent ahead of the group¿s earnings and says it should maintain its dominating position in the Chinese market.
Christian Dresler, global head of revenue analytics research at Dealogic, says private equity firms are really focused on the "exit activity" and that ECM is outperforming M&A.