Michael Scialla, research analyst at Stifel, says that despite oil's volatility, he expects prices to rise in the next 18 months.» Read More
Discussing the unfolding events of the Sydney hostage situation, Benjamin MacQueen, senior lecturer of Politics and International Relations at Monash University, discusses whether the Australian government could have predicted this event.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's labour reforms are a "step in the right direction", according to Anatoli Annenkov, senior European economist at Societe Generale, who argues that much more is needed, nevertheless.
New South Wales (NSW) police commissioner, Andrew Scipione told a news conference that the force was continuing to investigate not speculate, and "we're doing all we can" to solve this current hostage situation in Sydney.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's landslide election win means he can now focus on structural reforms says Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at Bank of Tokyo, Mitsubishi.
Ahead of the U.S. market open, Todd Horwitz, author & founder of Averagejoeoptions.com talks about the market's volatility and how oil has impacted it.
Over the last year, there's been a severe escalation in cyber attacks and 2015 will not be any different, with multiple devices being affected around the world, says Raj Samani, CTO for EMEA's McAfee.
The declining price in oil is certainly having an effect and it is "common sense" for lower oil prices to filter down to the consumer says Martin Leclerc, chief investment officer and portfolio manager at Barrack Yard Advisors.
Uber's service has been facing some tough critics in recent weeks. Despite negative coverage, Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion Capital, says investors won¿t be put off, with Baidu potentially investing more money in the country.
Discussing the possibility of a flip from deflation to inflation in Japan will inevitably cut into corporate margins say Jesper Koll, managing director and head of Japanese equity research at JPMorgan Securities, yet for the next year, low oil prices will help.
As Japan braces itself for a snap election, Jesper Koll, managing director and head of Japanese equity research at JPMorgan Securities says that PM Shinzo Abe's "grip on economic power" and parliament will lead to consistent policies for the next two years.
The continual drop in oil prices is good for the consumer and is a "great opportunity" for heavy oil importers in emerging world, like Indonesia, says Marc Ostwald, strategist at ADM Investor Services.
After ECB's data on the take-up of TLTROs, Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management says this could be "euro-positive", as it creates the idea of a delay in full QE.
The European Central Bank allotted 129.84 billion euros ($162 billion) in the second round of its targeted long-term refinancing operation (TLTRO). Gemma Godfrey, head of investment strategy at Brooks Macdonald Asset Management, discusses the results.
With Russia's central bank raising its key interest rate to 10.5 percent to protect the ruble, Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management, says it shows they're very fearful of capital outflows.
Gemma Godfrey, head of investment strategy at Brooks Macdonald Asset Management, says both the U.S. and the U.K. can accelerate in their pace of growth in 2015, despite an overall global weakness.
Peter Thal Larsen, Asia editor at Reuters Breakingviews, says the Hong Kong protesters have got their message across, but hadn't managed to get closer to "true universal suffrage".
Quantitative easing was a success for the U.S., however will full-blown QE provide the same results for Europe? Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, considers this further.
With Norway and Russia's central banks trying to protect their currencies, Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, discusses why Norway is easing whilst Russia is expected to tighten its policy measures.
Membership fees have helped Costco beat its profit estimates for the first quarter, but will cheaper fuel benefit the retailer's sales? Brian Nagel, retail analyst at Oppenheimer & Co thinks it's a possibility.
Talking about the tech sector, Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners gives his predictions on whether tech IPOs will thrive in 2015.
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