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.» Read More
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 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.
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.
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.
Matthew Beesley, head of global equities at Henderson Global Investors, says the Bank of Japan could introduce further stimulus measures if improving data in the country stalls.
Stronger growth in U.S. chain store sales is proof of robust consumer spending in the U.S., says Jharonne Martis, director of research at Thomson Reuters.
A ban on disruptive parking apps in San Francisco is about municipalities controlling parking environments as part of their wider public policy objectives, says Cherrie Fuzell, CEO of Parkmobile.
The stock market is not "over bought" in the long run and despite a recent dip it is poised to enter a period of high and sustained multiples, says Michael Purves, chief global strategist at Weeden & Co.
Tony Shiret, retail analyst at Espirito Santo, says Marks & Spencer's clothing range needs to "find its place" in the market.
Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup, says Italy's competitiveness has to improve in order for its economy to pick up.
Michael Gurkam founder of BruinHill Partners LLC, says equities will be "full steam ahead" after the U.S. Federal Reserve minutes are published.
Daragh McDowell, senior Russia analyst at Maplecroft, says pro-separatist fighters in Ukraine may lay down their arms if they realize their campaign is hopeless.