Worldwide Exchange


  • Investing in a college degree: Is it worth it?     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    Katherine Cohen, founder and CEO of IvyWise, says a university degree brings in "returns on investment" as unemployment among young adults is higher for those without a college education.

  • 'Tightening is anticipated': Pro     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Patrick Spencer, director of international institutional equity sales at Baird, says that while the market has prepared for tapering, the Fed is unlikely to announce it on Wednesday.

  • Why the Fed should just 'get on with it'     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, says the Fed should just "get on with it" when it comes to tapering, as the inflation argument is a "weak one."

  • Can Iran increase its oil production further?     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Majid Jafar, CEO of Crescent Petroleum, discusses Iranian oil exports and highlights how, over the past couple years, oil prices have remained stable despite "political turmoil."

  • China Mobile deal with Apple will happen: Pro     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Bertram Lai, deputy head of Asian equity research at CIMB, says that it's "only a matter of time" before a deal between China Mobile and Apple is announced.

  • India awaits Fed announcement: Economist     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 4:15 AM ET

    Julian Callow, chief international economist at Barclays, highlights that India remains "very sensitive" to Fed action and that a Fed announcement is "critical" for the rupee and the Reserve Bank of India.

  • Introducing Ross...Burgundy!     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 4:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate impersonates Ron Burgundy to question Jan Lambregts, global head of financial markets research at Rabobank International, on whether "there's any other currency than dollar."

  • Can Germany sustain its competitiveness?     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Jan Lambregts, global head of financial markets research at Rabobank International, discusses the German economy following the release of the latest Ifo data and Merkel's election as Chancellor.

  • CFO poll: 'Best news we've had in years'     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    Jim Kaitz, president and CEO of the Association for Financial Professionals, explains that CFOs around the world are "positive" for 2014, especially the second half.

  • Fed to taper in March?     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Andrew Burkly, head of institutional portfolio strategy at Oppenheimer & Co., says the Fed is unlikely to do anything on Wednesday but it should be "pretty definitive" on the fact that tapering is coming.

  • Pharma: 'Key patents' end soon     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 5:20 AM ET

    James Wade, senior analyst at Datamonitor Healthcare, talks about the pharmaceuticals industry which faces a "big patent cliff" at the moment, and discusses the outlook for next year.

  • Michael Fuchs, deputy chairman of the CDU, discusses the party's "big majority" in the German government and says "compromises" had to be made during the coalition negotiations.

  • US housing: Problems ahead?     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Shari Olefson, CEO of The Carnegie Group, explains how the new U.S. mortgage law will impact the housing market and argues that the raised debt ratio requirement "will be a problem."

  • Remain 'vigilant' on North Korea     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Shaun Cochran, head of research for Korea at CLSA, discusses the situation in North Korea following the execution of King Jong Un's uncle and what it means for investors.

  • Time to invest in UK housing recovery?     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Paras Anand, head of European equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, expects U.K. housing stocks to enter a "prolonged period of much better earnings" as the sector continues to recover.

  • German coalition: What to expect     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Peter Matuschek, political analyst at Forsa Polling Institute, discusses the new German government and says there should not be any major change from Merkel's previous term.

  • Did the Fed make a 'mistake'?     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS, says the Fed "made a policy mistake" and could have started tapering earlier despite the threat of governmental shutdown.

  • Remo Ruffini, chairman of Moncler, hits back at the criticism that the company only offers down jackets, saying the luxury retailer could look at knitwear and shoes in the future.

  • Ross Westgate challenged in - a Scribe off!     Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate joins Fernanda de Uriarte, scribe from Innovation Arts in a scribe off at the end of Friday's Worldwide Exchange.

  • The business of Christmas movies     Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 5:40 AM ET

    Brent Lang, senior film writer at TheWrap, describes the holiday season as "the most important box office time of the year" and forecasts which movies are likely to have large debuts.

About Worldwide Exchange

  • CNBC's global business programme brings the business and investing world together. Each weekday Julia Chatterley considers the business stories that have global significance. With reports from CNBC's correspondents from around the world, Worldwide Exchange delivers essential, actionable information for any investor, anywhere who wants to be part of a global business conversation.

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