CNBC's Ross Westgate joins Fernanda de Uriarte, scribe from Innovation Arts in a scribe off at the end of Friday's Worldwide Exchange.» Read More
Barry O'Leary, CEO of IDA, says that the price readjustment Ireland went through during its crisis made the country more competitive and attractive to foreign investments.
Madhur Jha, senior global economist at Standard Chartered, expects growth to accelerate in 2014 and says equities and emerging markets will be the main themes for investors.
Scribing is a useful tool to make sense of complex matters, explains David Christie, founder of Innovation Arts and can be used as a "decision-making tool."
John Meyer, analyst at SP Angel, expects the gold price to "pick-up from here" as tapering is now "built-in" the price and key markets, such as India, are looking "so much better."
Stephen Peak, fund manager at Henderson Global Investors, says that "there's a big world outside the U.S." and that there'll be lots of opportunities in Europe in 2014 as the region recovers.
Feargal O'Rourke, head of tax services at PwC, says Ireland has continued to attract massive foreign investments throughout its crisis and that its recovery is dependent on U.S. growth.
Carsten Nickel, senior vice president at Teneo Intelligence, says the Irish recovery is a political story too as the governing coalition stuck to its reform program and came out stronger.
The whole two hours of Worldwide Exchange was illustrated on Friday by Fernanda de Uriarte, scribe from Innovation Arts, who explains the process behind scribing.
Josef Schuster, founder of IPOX Schuster, does not expect the Hilton stock to pop much after the IPO, as it's "neither a value or growth stock."
Pete Selleck, chairman and president of Michelin North America, explains why the group has decided to open its ninth plant in South Carolina and its strategy behind new facilities.
Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities, explains why credit investors "don't care about tapering."
Stephen Cohen, head of investment strategy at iShares EMEA, discusses money flow trends and says that the reallocation into European equities has been "the story of the past six months".
Kevin Corrigan, head of credit at Lombard Odier, discusses the fixed-income market and stresses there are "important reasons" to be careful of the high-yield market.
Frédéric Mazzella, CEO of Bla Bla Car, discusses his car-share service and how one of the criteria the company uses in setting up drivers with passengers is whether people are talkative or not.
Paul Robson, currency strategist at Royal Bank of Scotland, explains that the Swiss National Bank should keep its rates unchanged for the "foreseeable future" as euro area remains weak.
Commenting on President Putin¿s state-of-the-nation speech, Liza Ermolenko, emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, warns that Russia needs to reform to attract more investment as growth slows down.
China Mobile has started taking pre-orders for Apple iPhone 5S, despite telling CNBC that negotiations are continuing and a deal has yet to be reached, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.
Charlie Morris, head of absolute return at HSBC Global Asset Management, says gold is in a bear market since 2012 and that price should continue to go down through 2014.
Ed O'Keefe, congressional reporter at The Washington Post, comments on the U.S. budget proposal and what it means for the country's economy.
Danae Ringelmann, co-founder of Indiegogo, discusses the platform's expansion into equity crowdfunding.