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Debt-fuelled buybacks and mergers will continue to grow and "intensify" in 2015, says Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities.
PCs are adapting to new technology by incorporating tablet and mobile components to attract consumers, says Pat O'Malley, CFO of Seagate Tech.
Volatility has remained low, because investors have moved towards equity markets and other high-yielding instruments which has "anchored volatility lower" says Paul Markham, global equity portfolio manager at Newton Investment Management.
India's consumer inflation rate has been low so far and oil prices have helped "soften" this, says Prashant Sawant, senior economist at Maplecroft.
Viktor Nossek, head of research at Boost ETP says the new "safe haven" for investors is in the strong dividend paying companies in Europe.
Markets don't like political uncertainty, and the U.K. is currently experiencing a "heightened degree of nervousness" from its political environment says Paras Anand, head of European equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment.
Continued reform and measures to encourage banks to lend in Europe would be better than outright sovereign quantitative easing says Paras Anand, head of European equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment.
Discussing the U.S market rally and consumer stocks, Ben Lichtenstein, president at TradersAudio.com, says that all market indexes are performing well, except from the Russell Index.
Lower energy prices "stimulate consumer activity", so once prices stabilize, the U.S. market should be fine, says Anthony Chan, chief economist at J.P. Morgan Chase.
While the digital age could be a threat to traditional children's toys, companies are trying to put the "wow factors" into toys, says Laurie Schacht, toy expert at The Toy Insider.
During 2015, the U.S. 10 year yield will range between 2 and 3 percent if the current disinflationary environment continues says Michael Purves, chief global strategist at Weeden & Co.
The Hong Kong protests on Monday demonstrates there must be "compromise from both sides", says Richard Ottaway, chairman of the UK Commons Foreign Affairs Committee.
The drop in oil prices affects Latin American countries in different ways when it comes to investment, says Juan Sartori, founder and executive chairman at Union Group - especially Brazil and Venezuela.
Global markets seem "surprised" by OPEC's decision not to cut oil production, says Eugen Weinberg, head of commodity research at Commerzbank, who argues that OPEC needs a certain price level to fulfil goals.
Jozsef Szigetvari, CEO of online booking company Szallas.hu, focuses on local, domestic tourism in Eastern Europe, which he sees as a growth area.
The disappointing manufacturing PMI data for Germany and the euro zone will add pressure on the Bundesbank to allow ECB President Mario Draghi to do what's necessary, says Lothar Mentel, chief investment officer at Tatton Investment Management.
Energy stocks should take their cue from energy futures, which could impact the U.S. stock markets says Michael W. Gurka, founder & president of BruinHill Partners.
As U.S. retailers start their holiday sales season, CNBC's Courtney Reagen reports on the current numbers in US shopping.
A longer sales season doesn't mean lower sales at all, and mobile traffic for online shopping is at an all-time high says Hannah Egan, marketing analyst at IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark.
After the OPEC meeting, Saudi Arabia clearly no longer wants to be the global "central bank for oil" says John Stephenson, president & CEO of Stephenson & Company Capital Management.
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