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How do you make money in these markets? Here is what some of the experts have been saying to CNBC.
Michael Purves, chief global strategist at Weeden & Co., says that while the U.S. jobs report due on Friday is important, the market is more interested in who will succeed Bernanke as Fed chairman.
Konstantinos Botopoulos, chairman of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission, says that now that Grexit is off the table, interest in Greece has risen a lot and discusses the privatization process.
John Goodwin, CFO at the Lego Group explains that the construction of the new plant is due to the very strong growth in Asia and adds that the region is now "the key focus for us going forward".
A U.S. military strike in Syria would aim to only weaken President Assad and not topple him reports NBC's Jim Maceda from Turkey.
Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, talks about what's on the agenda at the G20 meeting and the need for joint investment between developed and emerging markets.
Volker Wieland, member of the German Council of Economics Experts, says the ECB has managed its communication perfectly and expects the interest rates to start rising in the first half of 2014.
Simon Colvin, analyst at Markit, explains that despite Tuesday's spike in Nokia shares following the announcement of the deal with Microsoft, the stock is still "heavily shorted".
John Jannarone, writer at the Wall Street Journal, discusses the watch market ahead of the potential release of the Samsung smartwatch and whether these new models will disrupt traditional watch makers.
Linda Wells, editor in chief of Allure magazine, comments on how many designers are branching into makeup to boost sales.
Constantinos Louropoulos, CEO of OPAP, discusses the privatisation process in Greece after a consortium acquired Greece's stake in OPAP in August and the monopoly issues.
NBC's Jim Maceda reports from Turkey how the situation in Syria has impacted the country and how Putin's comments are "potentially a breakthrough".
Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, argues that the Fed has been very clear in its rhetoric and should taper in September but that while the worst has passed, volatility and choppiness will remain.
Rahul Bajoria, regional economist at Barclays, says the key concern for the upcoming Indian central bank governor will be curbing the volatility in the FX space.
Bryan Ma, associate vice president at IDC Asia Pacific, discusses Samsung and Apple and the next possible wave of innovation as both groups are expected to launch new products shortly.
Sony Kapoor, managing director at Re-Define, questions the robustness of the European recovery as "nothing has fundamentally changed" structurally and the global recovery is weak at best.
A lot of mixed reports are coming in after a Russian news agency said that ¿ballistic objects¿ had been launched from the Mediterranean sea reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin.
Christoph Schmidt, chairman of the German Council of Economics Experts, discusses Germany's political and economic situation as elections are getting closer and the euro zone crisis.
Richard Windsor, founder of Radio Free Mobile, explains that Microsoft needs to invest in marketing for its Windows phone and develop its app store amongst other things.
Martin Leclerc, CIO and portfolio manager at Barrack Yard Advisors, says the political risk in the Middle East is just another thing to add to the "wall of worry" and advises where to invest.