Did the Fed's meeting and the oil rebound dominate markets last week? Alan Knuckman, chief options strategist at Bulls-Eye Options, disagrees, saying that "profit-taking" was behind the U.S. markets moves last week.» Read More
Neil Atkinson, head of analysis at Lloyd's List Intelligence, compares the price of oil to "a bungee jump", referring to its volatility in price, saying that the problem is no knowing how many more "bounces" there are in oil until the price is stabilised.
With China's foreign minister offering to help Russia if needed, Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, discusses how Moscow is fairing, saying 2015 will show a "deep recession" for Russia.
In 2014, U.S. markets have outperformed European ones, however when will U.S. equities start to appear more expensive? Tim Harris, CEO of Harris Capital, weighs in, discussing the introduction of new monetary policies in Europe.
Ben Lichtenstein, president at TradersAudio.com discusses what to expect from the markets today.
Discussing Facebook and Twitter, Nihal Mehta, founding general partner at Eniac Partners says that Twitter is "dramatically undervalued", whilst consumers are suffering "too much saturation" to take on another app in 2015.
Discussing BlackBerry's upcoming quarterly earnings, Nihal Mehta, founding general partner at Eniac Partners, doesn't seem too positive, saying that the company is not as effective as its rivals when it comes to combining hardware with software.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble takes viewers behind the scenes of the EU Summit, whilst the D1920 protests continue to carry on outside the EU summit building.
Executives from large corporations are not being held accountable when they break the law, according to Brandon Garrett, author of "Too Big to Jail".
Xerox has agreed to sell its IT outsourcing unit to Atos for $1.05 billion. Michel-Alain Proch, CFO of Atos, describes it as a "new strategy collaboration."
With the markets being in a "strong seasonal period", Andrew Burkly, managing director and head of institutional portfolio strategy at Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc seems positive that the market will move higher.
Tonight is the most popular night for the Christmas office party. Dustin MacMillan, head of creative at Hix Restaurant Group, shows you how to make a straight up martini, made from cow's milk vodka; and a traditional boozy eggnog to get you in the festive mood.
A sharp fall in any asset price, particularly oil will have a major "knock-on effect" with other asset prices says Paul Sedgwick, head of investments at Frank Investments.
From an investment perspective, how can you find opportunity in popular festive cocktails? Trevor Stirling, European beverages analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, says we've moved away from gummy bear and cookie dough flavoured vodkas, towards flavoured whisky.
At the European Union summit, sanctions on Russia is all the talk. U.K. prime minister David Cameron says the pressure must be kept on Russia while President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, stated that EU needs a consistent strategy towards Russia. CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.
Discussing a slowdown in Russia, Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, looks back at the Russian economic crisis in the 1990s and how it impacted Europe, adding that worst case - it might happen again.
Geoff Dennis, head of GEM equity strategy at UBS, says low oil prices are good for growth in most emerging markets.
George O'Connor, senior analyst at Panmure Gordon, says there are two main reasons behind the 'big move' in Oracle's shares recently.
Discussing the recent Fed meeting, Tim Speiss, chairman of personal wealth advisors at EisnerAmper, says the central bank appears to be on "a slow and focused process" when raising rates, with no apparent rise until the end of the first quarter of 2015.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that other countries perceive Russia as a country which should just "sit quietly", rather than try and maintain its sovereignty and independence.
Russia's Vladimir Putin responds to Ukraine Crisis and Russia's stature compared to the rest of the world. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports the President's remarks.
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