Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, says the S&P could break above the 2,000 mark on Friday and that all eyes are on next week's U.S. GDP data.» Read More
Ken Kamen, president of Mercadien Asset Management, comments on short-term U.S. debt and explains why gold has not been behaving as a safe haven asset recently.
Heather Jackson, founder of Women's Business Forum and Andi Keeling, director of women's markets at RBS, talks about how gender diversity boost companies' performance by increasing confidence and innovation.
Tamara Mellon, founder and creative director at Tamara Mellon, explains why private equity in fashion is "just not sustainable" and how her next venture aims to bring fashion to customers quickly.
Beat Wittmann, CEO of TCMG Asset Management, says the best scenario for the U.S. would be a "grand bargain" and that a default would be "catastrophic".
Retail analyst Stacey Widlitz, says Topshop's vibrancy and novelty will make it a huge threat to U.S. retailers as they look to expand their American operations.
Scott Shellady, senior vice president for derivatives at Trean, says that little trade is going on because of the dearth of U.S. data.
Jens Nordvig, global head of G10 FX strategy at Nomura Securities, says he does not expect much more of a deterioration for the dollar.
Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, points out that Yellen¿s experience leading the Fed's communication strategy bodes well for investors who are keen on clear messages from the central bank.
Mel Goldberg, senior partner at Mel Goldberg Law, discusses FIFA's investigation on corruption and bribery claims regarding Qatar's successful bid to host the World Cup in 2022.
Andy Brough, fund manager at Schroders, says the disappointing U.K. August industrial output figure is not surprising as most companies have cut costs, rather than sold more.
Karen Ward, senior global economist at HSBC, talks about India and how it needs to implement structural reforms in order to make its assets attractive to foreign investors.
Riccardo Barbieri, chief European economist at Mizuho International, comments on Obama's nomination of Janet Yellen to replace Ben Bernanke as Fed chairman.
Greg Valliere, chief political strategist at Potomac Research Group, estimates the chance of a U.S. default at 10 percent and highlights that the impact of a prolonged shutdown would be "corrosive".
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Gregory Harrison, corporate earnings research analyst at Thomson Reuters, discusses the upcoming earnings season for which expectations are low due to high number of negative pre-announcements.
Lorenzo Fertitta, CEO and chairman of UFC, talks about how he grew the sport to become one of the most watched in the U.S., his TV strategy and expansion plans into Europe and Asia.
Mankash Jain, head of FX at Solo Capital, tells CNBC that the dollar "will definitely weaken" further if the U.S. stalemate continues and that equities should also "fall".
James Emmett, global head of trade and receivable finance at HSBC, comments on global infrastructure trade and says China should become top investment equipment importer by 2020, overtaking the U.S.
Charles Diebel, head of market strategy at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, says that the U.S. will run out of money by the end of October and that no-one can predict what the growing market panic will look like.
Ludovic Subran, chief economist and director of economic research at Euler Hermes, expects the ECB to announce an LTRO in 2014 and says that it is "crucial" that it includes "looser collateral".