I think people are looking for an excuse to sell and, if earnings continue to come in weaker than expected, they could add up to make this a volatile summer, says Matthew McCormick, principal and portfolio manager at Bahl & Gaynor.» Read More
Nitesh Shah, analyst at ETF Securities, says investors are realizing the value of gold as an insurance hedge once again.
Peter Garnry, equity strategist at Saxo Bank, says Portuguese stocks are overvalued and there is more value in other areas in Europe.
Jonathan Schachter, senior advisor to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, says that ending the rocket fire from Hamas is the way to return to ceasefire, while boots on the ground remains a "possibility".
Paulo Soares de Pinho, associate professor at Nova School of Business and Economics, says the issues at Banco Espirito Santo won't spread across Portugal.
While nominally a good figure, most new jobs shown in the U.S. jobs figures last week are in the services sector. These are not high paying jobs meaning they don't create growth or discretionary spending, says Todd Horwitz, founder of Averagejoeoptions.com.
The latest round U.S. China talks are focused on "thrashing out" solutions for tensions between the two powers rather than signing massive new agreements, says Miranda Carr, head of China research at NSBO.
A few years ago a hundred percent of our tickets were delivered online, now only about twenty percent, with most customers preferring e-tickets, says Chris Tsakalakis, CEO of Stubhub.
The U.S. Federal Reserve signaled yesterday that there won't be any "fire drills" on interest rates while the economy improves, says Ken Kamen, president of Mercadien Asset Management.
Joe Webb, head of digital at TNS Asia Pacific, says the practice of screen stacking - where a person uses more than one electronic device at once - is on the rise.
DeAnne Julius, former member of the of the monetary policy committee of the Bank of England, says now is not the right time for forward guidance, adding that the BoE's independence is at risk if members keep voting unanimously.
Peter Schaffrik, head of European rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets, says investors are "nervous" about the tight peripheral yield spreads.
Guy Stear, head of Asia research at Societe Generale, says the Indian stock market is "priced for nothing going wrong at all" and it could be time to take profits.
European Central Bank executive board member Peter Praet, says innovation and reform rather than the level of the euro, are the solution to the euro zone's competitiveness issues.
European Central Bank executive board member Peter Praet, says there is no risk of deflation in the euro zone, but the economy remains "fragile".
European Central Bank policy has not fueled "exuberance" in the euro zone credit markets, according to executive board member Peter Praet.
The minutes for the Fed's latest meeting will shed some light on its plans, but we will probably have to wait until the fall for a fuller picture, says John Canally, investment strategist at LPL Financial.
We expect tourism to grow steadily in Croatia, by 6 percent over the next year, which we are very satisfied with, says Ratomir Ivicic, deputy minister of tourism at Croatia.
The third quarter is building up into a "crescendo" period where we will learn more about the Fed going forward and its plans on rate hikes, says George Goncalves, head of U.S. rates strategy at Nomura Securities International.
Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, says the U.S. Federal Reserve will be quiet in its minutes released on Wednesday as it waits to see if strong data is consistent.
Ivica Mudrinic, president of the Croatian Employers' Association, says lack of reform has held back the country's economy after accession to the EU, but big changes will help drive growth.