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Mark Hamrick, Washington bureau chief at Bankrate, expects Friday's U.S. job report to be "downbeat" and the unemployment rate to be a "statistical aberration" because of the shutdown.
Ron Grover, Los Angeles bureau chief for Reuters, says that while Twenty First Century Fox "spent like crazy", Disney's spending was more subdued and its movie and parks business performed well.
Peter Dixon, senior economist at Commerzbank, says there is "no way we can justify a euro as high" as it is currently due to weak domestic demand and a slight slowdown in Asia.
Alastair McCaig, market strategist at IG, says the "grey market" expects Twitter's shares to reach $44 on the first day of trading due to a "pretty healthy appetite from investors".
Juerg Kiener, CIO at Swiss Asia Capital, talks about the renewed growth in the metals markets as China starts to take "more and more out of the global pie".
Peter Garnry, equity strategist at Saxo Bank, discusses the European earnings season and says it should continue to lag behind the U.S. as domestic demand remains weak.
Randy Warren, CIO at Warren Financial Service, says the volatility index VIX's steady decline indicates that we're in a bull market which he expects to continue into the year-end.
Fabrizio Saccomanni, Italy's minister of economy and finance, says measures are needed to inject liquidity and reduce the euro's strength, and argues that no Italian bank will fail the ECB's stress tests.
Will Guyatt, games correspondent at IGN.com and Eric Handler, managing director for media and entertainment at MKM Partners, discuss expectations for the latest Call of Duty game.
Christina Greer, professor of political science at Fordham University, expects Bill de Blasio to become mayor of New York and says he will have to push for a "more progressive agenda".
Philippe Waechter, head of economic research at Natixis Asset Management, talks about the euro zone's "weak situation" as unemployment and inflation remain major worries and says the ECB "has to do something".
Uwe Parpart, head of research at Reorient Financial Markets, describes China's housing market as "healthy" and expects some "very important" reforms to be announced regarding interest rates.
Alison Cooper, CEO of Imperial Tobacco, talks about innovation and reveals the group has hired the inventor of e-cigarettes.
Xavier Rolet, CEO of the LSE, expects the coming decade to be very "exciting" for the exchange industry as it's "on the cusp of fundamental changes".
James Knightley, U.K. economist at ING Wholesale Banking, says U.K. employment and investment spending will pick up as services grow strongly and that GDP will be stronger than in most developed countries.
Alison Cooper, CEO of Imperial Tobacco, says the group's performance was very robust in spite of the tough environment and its "transition" program.
Niranjan Thiyagarayan, automotive and transportation consultant at Frost & Sullivan, remains positive on BMW despite a slight slip the previous quarter because of the group's big R&D investments.
Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, discusses her duties and hectic schedule, how she dealt with negative racial remarks and her ambitions of becoming a doctor.