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Neil Cohen, VP of sales and marketing at Visage, says the increase of cloud computing will change the nature of work as employees will be able to access data from anywhere and at any time.
Alan Knuckman, senior market analyst at Trading Advantage, says the Fed's taper decision has been timed perfectly as markets continue to rally.
Mahdi Mokrane, head of research and strategy at La Salle Investment Management, discusses the outlook for the global property sector in 2014.
Zane Brown, fixed income strategist at Lord Abbett, says the U.S. Treasury yield will hit 3 percent in three to nine months' time.
Adrian Ash, head of research at BullionVault, says there will be further strong demand from Asia for gold at the current price.
Christopher Nicholson, director of Oraca Independent Equity Research, explains the latest power struggle in the Telecom Italia saga.
CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi explains how the effects an interest rate hike could have on U.K. household debt.
Izumi Devalier, Japan economist at HSBC, says the increase in consumption in Japan is "real", but could be hit if the country enters an inflationary environment with wages staying static.
Mykolas Rambus, CEO of Wealth-X, says luxury brands need to offer a diversity of products and adapt to fast-changing consumer tastes in China.
Kevin Frija, CEO at Vapor Corp, says the FDA is unlikely to ban e-cigarettes but that regulations are needed "for clarity". Growth will continue even if they're treated as traditional cigarettes, he argues.
Greg McBride, senior financial analyst at Bankrate.com, says that the Fed's tapering announcement had little impact on mortgage rates which should continue their "slow grind higher" through 2014.
Daniel Ives, senior analyst at FBR Capital Markets, comments on Oracle's earnings and says that there "seems to be brighter days ahead" for the group after a "real rocky" year.
Pedro De Noronha, managing partner at Noster Capital, says the market reaction to tapering is puzzling and that the interesting point following the announcement was that 10-year Treasurys went up.
Nicola Mai, sovereign credit analyst at PIMCO, explains that the successful Spanish bond auction reflects the "normalisation trade" and the periphery countries' progress in structural adjustments.
Otila Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, highlights that many aspects of the Russian deal with Ukraine remain unclear and that Moscow is keeping "leverage" with its bond-buying conditions.
Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific chief economist at IHS Global insight, says that the "much better growth environment" is the cause of the "very different reaction" to the taper announcement in Asia.
Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, describes trading immediately after the Fed's announcement as "chaos" but highlights that only equities showed a "consistent" reaction.
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.
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.
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."
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