Joseph Vaclavik, president of Standard Grain, says that corn prices are tumbling and that he isn't optimistic for next year's market outlook.» Read More
Chris Pickard, chairman of the Latin American Travel Association, says the World Cup stadiums in Brazil will be safe and ready for the tournament after a construction accident killed two people in Sao Paulo.
Jolyon Barker, managing director, global technology, media and telecommunications at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, says growing middle class and disposable income in India and China will drive growth in the software market.
Rick Rule, chairman of Sprott US Holdings, discusses why many junior mining companies may not have enough cash on their balance sheets to survive.
Charles Dumas, chief economist at Lombard Street, says there is room for a further upswing in U.S. stocks next year.
Ruth Lea, economic advisor at Arbuthnot Banking Group, says the U.K. economy is "not out of the woods yet" as the country still has a large budget deficit.
Joaquin Almunia, competition commissioner at the European Commission, announces rate-rigging fines relating to Libor and Tibor manipulation as well as who received immunity from fines.
Andrew Wilkinson, chief economic strategist at Miller Tabak & Co, says the U.S. is on track to record its best job creation growth since 2005 in 2013.
Bijan Namdar Zangeneh, Iranian oil minister, explains to CNBC that Iran plans to produce four million barrels of oil a day "immediately" after sanctions are lifted.
Ali Al Naimi, Saudi Arabian oil minister, tells CNBC that shale oil is a "welcome addition" to the world's energy reserve.
Bill Farren-Price, CEO of Petroleum Policy Intelligence, explains that it would take "at least a year" for Iranian oil production to come back on stream after the second phase of negotiations are agreed.
Adrian Ash, head of research at BullionVault, says investors are still buying gold on dips and that confidence, and not the dollar, is what is really hurting gold at the moment.
Peter Dixon, senior economist at Commerzbank, explains that the latest services PMI highlights that U.K. growth will slow and that there is still a"¿long way to go" before the unemployment target is reached.
Andrew Robb, Australia's trade and investment minister, says most countries in the WTO want a multilateral deal and explains what the trade facilitation agreement would mean for Australia.
Richard Mallinson, geopolitical analyst at Energy Aspects, discusses the 2014 outlook for the oil market and expects U.S. supply to grow strongly and Saudi Arabia to make "a big cut."
CNBC brings you the highlights of the 12th annual Asia Business Leaders Awards, which honor remarkable leadership in the region.
Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, discusses whether OPEC will cut its 2014 oil supply, and what the arrival of Iranian oil on the market would mean for other producers.
Scott Kessler, senior equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, discusses Apple's outlook for strong holiday sales, and also says Twitter stock is trading at "unsustainable premiums to peers".
Itay Michaeli, auto analyst at Citi, expects more robust U.S. auto sales leading into 2015 when the replacement cycle peaks, which could represent billion dollars of profits for U.S. domestic car companies.
Alisa Lockwood, head of Europe at IHS Economics and Country Risk, says the Ukrainian president was "playing" both Russia and the EU and clearly "miscalculated" the amount of support for the EU.
Mark Tluszcz, CEO at Mangrove Capital Partners, explains what he looks for when he's investing in a technology company and how he uses free products as a way to drive business.