Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, says the U.S. equity market is "very close to a top" and could start to see some selling pressure.» Read More
Tuna Amobi, senior media and entertainment equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, expects Disney shares to head for "all-time high territory" following the group's first-quarter results.
GN ReSound has launched the world's first hearing aid made for the iPhone, which allows sound to be wirelessly streamed from the device to the hearing aid.
Alstom CEO, Patrick Kron, says that as a stakeholder, it's "legitimate" for the French government to express its views on a possible deal and adds that the group only has "one offer in the table" -- from GE.
Jens Nordvig, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Nomura, explains why it's a bit early for something new to emerge from the Federal Reserve .
Keith Pogson, global managing partner at EY, says Alibaba is the "best way" to get exposure to the Chinese e-commerce segment and discusses the company's expansion plans.
Jorgen Buhl Rasmussen, CEO of Carlsberg, says the group has lowered its expectations in Russia but that its performance in Western Europe and Asia should somewhat offset the Russian decline.
Edmund Salvesen, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, reacts to HSBC's quarterly results and highlights that while return on equity is "on the disappointing side", the impairment charges are "much lower" than expected.
Tim Harris, CEO of Harris Capital, says the earnings momentum is starting to turn positive in the U.S. and the rest of the year should accelerating growth for equities.
Sharan Burrow, general secretary at ITUC, says workers across the world remain impoverished despite the recovery and that governments need to be brave enough to "put plans on the table."
Simone Menne, Lufthansa CFO, discusses the environment for airlines and the impact the pilot strikes have had on the airline.
Josef Schuster, founder at IPOX Schuster, comments on the Twitter stock as the lock-up period expires and says the market is relieved that founders have no plans to sell.
Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, says Ukraine is heading for a tense weekend as Russia celebrates its Victory Day, Putin's first official visit to Crimea and the separatists' planned referendum.
Bill O'Neill, head of CIO wealth management research U.K. at UBS, says that while the period of growth acceleration is over for the U.K., the current rate should be sustained in the quarters to come.
Tim Haywood, investment director at GAM, discusses European debt and highlights how Spanish five-year yields are below their U.S. equivalent.
The FDA approval of AstraZeneca's new heart disease drug will help it mount a defense against Pfizer's takeover bid -- but it's not really expected to be a blockbuster, CNBC's Catherine Boyle explains.
David Binks, EMEA president of FedEx Express, says the group has been building up its presence in Europe over the past two years and that there is a "lot of very good signs" for the region's economy.
Saktiandi Supaat, head of global foreign exchange strategy at Maybank, comments on the Indonesian economy and the rupiah, following Monday's slightly disappointing GDP number.
Paul Wilcox, chairman for Europe at Nissan, says the group is very confident about its all-electric van and explains why it choose Barcelona as the global "mother plant" for the new model.
Vladimir Mau, director at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, discusses the Russian economy and says the slow growth rate is not due to recent political events.
Two subway trains collided in the South Korean capital, Seoul, leaving more than a hundred commuters injured.
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