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  • AstraZeneca can succeed on its own: CEO     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Pascal Soriot, AstraZeneca CEO, says the group has what it takes to succeed on its own and that its "stand-alone strategy" will create value for its shareholders.

  • AstraZeneca has the "critical mass" to succeed internationally, Pascal Soriot, CEO of AstraZeneca told CNBC, also discussing the group¿s pipeline.

  • Pfizer suffering from patent cliff: Pro     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    Jason Kolbert, head of health care equity research at Maxim Group, says Pfizer's takeover bid is driven by AstraZeneca's pipeline, strategic tax advantages and cost savings.

  • Ian Read, CEO of Pfizer, says there is a "very strong industrial rationale" behind its AstraZeneca's takeover bid, as the groups' pipelines would both benefit from being combined.

  • Why you should favour large-caps     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Andrew Burkly, head of institutional portfolio strategy at Oppenheimer & Co., says the underlying fundamentals for U.S. equities remain "pretty constructive", and large cap stocks should outperform small caps this year.

  • Gas shouldn't be used 'as a weapon': OMV CEO     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 5:10 AM ET

    Gerhard Roiss, CEO of OMV, discusses the impact of the Russian sanctions on European gas, and dismisses calls for a unified gas price across the region.

  • Pfizer 'aggressive' in cutting costs: Pro     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Scott Moeller, director of the M&A research centre at Cass Business School, discusses the potential AstraZeneca takeover and Pfizer's strategy.

  • 'Brand EU' not strong enough: Expert     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Nicolas De Santis, president and secretary general at Gold Mercury International, says the European Union has an "identity problem" and needs a stronger brand and identity.

  • Sell in May and go away? Not for EM credit!     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Christian Keller, head of emerging markets research at Barclays, says emerging market credit valuation is quite attractive but advises being "choosy and picky."

  • UK needs more 'long-termism': Opposition     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Chuka Umunna, U.K. shadow business secretary, says the potential AstraZeneca takeover by Pfizer should be looked at as of national economic interest, and that more should be done to protect R&D jobs.

  • AstraZeneca takeover would be good for UK: Pro     Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Ranjith Gopinathan, program manager for life sciences and health care practice at Frost & Sullivan, explains why he believes the Pfizer/AstraZeneca deal would be positive.

  • Where to invest in equities     Monday, 12 May 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Mebane Faber, CIO of Cambria Investment Management, discusses where to get the best-value equities now there are a lot of "very cheap" countries.

  • EU won't recognize Ukrainian vote: Minister     Monday, 12 May 2014 | 5:14 AM ET

    The European Union will not recognize the "pseudo-referendum" in eastern Ukraine says Radoslaw Sikorski, Polish foreign minister, adding that it also refuses to recognize the annexation of Crimea.

  • Pfizer 'back on the attack'     Monday, 12 May 2014 | 5:05 AM ET

    Pfizer is "back on the attack" and trying to make sure the takeover of AstraZeneca is seen as being "all about science and medicine", CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • M&A: Investors ready to 'punish'     Monday, 12 May 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Michael O'Sullivan, CIO for U.K. and EMEA at Credit Suisse Private Bank, discusses M&A activity and says it's now "running into reality" as governments, shareholders and investors are becoming more vocal.

  • Sharp facing 'difficult times': Pro     Monday, 12 May 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Atul Goyal, senior analyst at Jefferies, says Sharp is facing intensifying competition, warning that the group will need to raise "a lot of equity" in the coming year.

  • 'Bearish reversal' for the euro?     Monday, 12 May 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    John Hardy, foreign exchange strategist at Saxo Bank, says there's a "bearish reversal" for the euro, which could slip lower ahead of the ECB June meeting.

  • Ukraine: 'No dramatic reaction' from markets     Monday, 12 May 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Antonin Jullier, global head of equity trading strategy at Citi, says global stock markets are "getting used" to the situation in Ukraine and discusses investing in equities.

  • Why Apple might acquire Beats     Friday, 9 May 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Richard Kramer, managing partner at Arete Research, discusses Apple's potential acquisition of Beats and says this could be a "very profitable" business.

  • NFL draft is 'extraordinary event': Expert     Friday, 9 May 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    Robert Boland, academic chair and professor of sports management at NYU, comments on the NFL as the draft kicks off in New York on Friday.

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