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Jane Kinninmont, senior research fellow at Chatham House, discusses the U.S.'s stance on Syria, and says that whatever happens, political risk will keep on rising.
Valentijn Van Nieuwenhuijzen, head of strategy at ING Investment Management, advises investors to reduce the overall risk level in one's portfolio, but still keep a certain amount of cyclicality.
Frederic Oudéa, CEO of Societe Generale, says that despite stabilizing, Europe still needs structural reforms.
Bill Blain, senior fixed income broker at Mint Partners, explains that the upcoming U.S. job number is key as it could send Treasurys above the 3 percent level.
The Greek edition of the Mickey Mouse magazine has become the latest victim of the country's economic crisis after its publisher announced that it would halt the publication after 47 years.
Lothar Mentel, CIO of Paradigm Group at Tatton Investment Management, says that the two big M&As announced on Monday and Tuesday show that cash is "finally getting spent".
European shares closed down in choppy trade on Tuesday, while shares in mobile device maker Nokia surged 35 percent after Microsoft confirmed it will purchase the firm's mobile business for $7.2 billion.
Over two million Syrians are estimated to have left their country since the conflict began and fears are growing that a Western military strike would exacerbate violence in the region. NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports.
Alex Stubb, Finland's minister for European Affairs and foreign trade, says Nokia is part of Finland's "DNA" and that the deal proposed is "actually quite good".
Ian Fogg, head of mobile analysis at IHS Electronics and Media, says the Microsoft deal with Nokia will give the U.S. giant the opportunity to innovate more quickly, but highlights the "enormous" challenges ahead for Nokia.
Matthew Leyland, reviews editor at Total Film, reviews the films to look forward to before the end of the year.
Paul Day, chief strategist at Market Securities, charts the performance of the dollar index and the EUR/USD.
European shares closed higher on Monday, with Vodafone leading the gains, as a deal to sell its stake of Verizon Wireless looks set to be completed, and following strong Chinese and European factory data.
Louis Gargour, CIO at LNG Capital, says investors are starting to see the "light at the end of the tunnel" and are beginning to take risks again.
Paul Robson, currency strategist at RBS, talks about the British pound and how the challenges facing the U.K. are likely to push the currency lower within the coming six months.
Fredrik Nerbrand, head of global asset allocation at HSBC, says that while the summer has been good, leading indicators suggests the picture is not as bright as it seems.
Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, talks about supply side issues affecting oil prices and how the market still expects some kind of intervention in Syria.
Alan Clarke, director of fixed income strategy and banking and markets at Scotiabank, discusses the recovery in the U.K. and why Bank of England Governor Mark Carney's forward planning was "the right thing at the right time".
Douglas Macgregor, former director of NATO's Kosovo air campaign, argues that President Obama's decision to seek Congressional approval on Syria is due to poor domestic support.
Barney Singer, head of emerging markets FX trading at Nomura, advises investors to increasing FX holdings in emerging markets like the Philippines, Taiwan and South Korea.