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  • 2015: The year for app-driven toys?   Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 4:50 AM ET
    2015: The year for app-driven toys?

    The toy industry is looking strong, according to Peter Jenkinson, toyologist at Toyology, who says "app-controlled toys" and "artificial-intelligence toys" will be the industry's next big thing.

  • SNB: The impact on Swiss companies   Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 4:15 AM ET
    SNB: The impact on Swiss companies

    What can we expect from Swiss companies now? Robert Waldschmidt, analyst of consumer goods at Liberum, says that pricing decisions will be "critical" for businesses like Nestle and Swatch.

  • SNB: Central bankers have 'a license to lie'   Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 4:10 AM ET
    SNB: Central bankers have 'a license to lie'

    The Swiss National Bank's move has destroyed its credibility, according to Anatole Kaletsky, co-founder and chief economist at Gavekal Dragonomics. He said the next move of the ECB's Mario Draghi will be critical, as people do not trust central bankers anymore.

  • SNB's move has wide-ranging shockwaves   Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    SNB's move has wide-ranging shockwaves

    The Swiss National Bank's surprise decision has impacted Eastern Europe -- and Poland and Austria especially -- says Timothy Ash, head of EM research at Standard Bank.

  • SNB's 'unprecedented' move   Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    SNB's 'unprecedented' move

    Jonathan Webb, head of FX strategy at Jefferies Bache, describes the Swiss National Bank's decision to drop its currency peg as extremely unprecedented.

  • US investors eye the Swiss franc   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 5:50 AM ET
    US investors eye the Swiss franc

    Following the shock move by the Swiss National Bank to drop its euro peg, Larry McDonald from Newedge USA says U.S. investors are "definitely focused" on the swiss franc.

  • Reasons behind the SNB's decision   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 5:45 AM ET
    Reasons behind the SNB's decision

    The Swiss National Bank has scrapped the franc's peg to the euro. Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, shares her thoughts on the move which has shocked markets.

  • U.S. banks: Impact of penalisations   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    U.S. banks: Impact of penalisations

    JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon said that banks are "under assault" from regulators. Dick Bove, vice president of equity research at Rafferty Capital, agrees, saying banks have essentially been "nationalised" as the U.S. government "controls" the industry.

  • Oil & markets: Who are the real losers?   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    Oil & markets: Who are the real losers?

    With the continual drop in the oil price, Martin Leclerc, chief investment officer and portfolio manager at Barrack Yard Advisors, talks winners and losers, saying that right now the markets are trying to find out who exactly are the losers.

  • SNB halts Euro-France Cap: Reaction   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 4:50 AM ET
    SNB halts Euro-France Cap: Reaction

    The Swiss National Bank has dropped its exchange rate cap with the euro and lowered its interest rate to -0.75 percent. Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, gives his and the market's current reaction.

  • RBI cuts: 'The first of more cuts'   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    RBI cuts: 'The first of more cuts'

    The Reserve Bank of India has made an early cut in its repo interest rate. Latha Venkatesh from CNBC TV18 says that the bank was always expected to cut, but its early timing was "a surprise."

  • Copper sell-off: Making it a 'demand issue'   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 4:20 AM ET
    Copper sell-off: Making it a 'demand issue'

    After copper prices hit a 5-and-a-half-year low on Wednesday, Andrew Keen, head of metals and mining at HSBC says that typically after a big selloff, the market tries to lump commodities together, yet now they are making it a "demand issue," when there's no evidence of that.

  • WEF: How are oil prices a risk?   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    WEF: How are oil prices a risk?

    Ahead of Davos 2015, Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, says that emerging market financial crises and the dramatic fall in the price of oil should be eyed as risks in 2015.

  • WEF: 'Geopolitical and societal risks' dominate 2015

    Ahead of 2015's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the forum has released its 2015 global risk report. John Drzik, president of global risk and specialities at Marsh, says there will be a shift from economic risks to geopolitical and societal risks in 2015.

  • Will fines weigh on banks' profitability?   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 5:45 AM ET
    Will fines weigh on banks' profitability?

    Discussing the upcoming JPMorgan fourth-quarter earnings report, Gerard Cassidy, managing director & banking analyst at RBC Capital Markets, says trading revenue will be a key focus for the bank.

  • Luxury brands to benefit from cheaper fuel   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 5:40 AM ET
    Luxury brands to benefit from cheaper fuel

    Will cheaper fuel cause consumers to spend more in the U.S. retail sector? Oliver Chen, senior analyst at Cowen and Company, says he thinks that luxury brands like Tiffany, rather than lower-end retail, will benefit from the fall in the price of oil.

  • Businesses should focus on people, not just profits   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 5:15 AM ET
    Businesses should focus on people, not just profits

    Steve Almond, global chairman at Deloitte, says that business leaders need to be as focused "on people and purpose, as they are on products and profits," as millennials change the way they look for employment.

  • Energy prices 'will benefit US economy'   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    Energy prices 'will benefit US economy'

    Simon Laing, head of U.S. equities at Invesco Perpetual, says that when low oil prices start to feed into consumer spending it will be positive for the U.S. economy.

  • The distinction between OMT and QE   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    ECB: The distinction between OMT and QE

    Guy Foster, group head of research at Brewin Dolphin Wealth Management, discusses whether the European Court of Justice's backing of OMT (Outright Monetary Transactions) makes it easier for Mario Draghi to launch a quantitative easing program.

  • Xero: Capitalizing on the'work from home trend'   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Xero: Capitalizing on the'work from home trend'

    Gary Turner, managing director at cloud-based accounting platform Xero UK, explains why the company is seeking to capitalize on working from home, as behaviour shifts.

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    Seema Mody is a CNBC reporter and host of the "Trading the Twicker" segment on "Fast Money."