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Alberto Gallo, head of European macro credit research at RBS, and Nick Lyster, European CEO of Principal Global Investors, discuss whether a withdrawal of stimulus and rising interest rates could threaten economic growth in the west.
Tina Fordham, senior political analyst at Citi, says President Barack Obama is under pressure over the Iraq situation with public and Congress opinion against sending troops back into the country.
Former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair says the 2003 invasion of Iraq is not the reason for the current conflict in the country.
Kevin Hartz, co-founder of Eventbrite, discusses the company's technology and how it aims to provide a ticketing service for everybody, not just major events.
CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports on the latest developments in the bid for parts of Alstom's business from Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and General Electric.
Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, discusses whether it's time to buy commodity currencies on the back of Iraq oil supply concerns.
Russian deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich slams sanctions imposed on the country as "stupid" and says the country is open for investment and trade.
Christof Ruehl, chief economist at BP, says that we've seen the most stable oil price in a three-year period since the 1970s creating an "eery calm" in the oil market.
Thomas Reed, CFO of Ruspetro, says the crisis in Ukraine has cast a shadow over the Russian oil industry with investment in the country being hit.
Luke Johnson, chairman at Risk Capital Partners, discusses angel investing for start-ups and how support and counsel are also a critical part of the package.
Fiona Woolf, Lord Mayor of the City of London, says energy markets are difficult to get right and that the U.K. needs to build more infrastructure.
Max King, investment strategist at Investec Asset Mgmt, says it's been a very tough decade for value investors and that investors should take the risk of buying small caps earlier as they could grow very quickly.
European shares opened lower on Friday amid concerns of escalating tensions in Iraq and rising oil prices.
Kate Kelly, author of 'The Secret Club that Runs the World', says the book aims to raise questions about the unregulated, unobserved word of commodity traders and speculators.
Jamie Ingram, Middle East analyst at IHS Country Risk, comments on the situation in Iraq and on how the U.S. could choose to intervene.
Jurgen Stark, former member of the ECB executive board, discusses the euro strength and says the effect of currency depreciation on competitiveness is and "illusion" and only short-term.
Lawrence Rosen, CFO at Deutsche Post, discusses the impact of foreign exchange and says the group has a "pretty aggressive" investment plan in 2014.
David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, comments on Sweden's economy and says central banks might have to use macro prudential tools to address other issues than inflation.
Fiona Woolf, Lord Mayor of the City of London, says the U.K. financial sector is "well regulated" but that further clarity on what is or isn't a crime would be positive.
Irene Mia, regional director of Latin America and the Caribbean at Economic Intellegence Unit, discusses the protests in Brazil and the upcoming election in which incumbent Dilma Roussef remains the favorite.
Cutmore anchors CNBC’s flagship "Squawk Box" in EMEA; the three-hour show bookends the opening of European equity markets.
Based in London, Tso co-anchors CNBC flagship show in EMEA, Squawk Box, a show that sets the news agenda every trading day.
Sedgwick co-anchors CNBC's flagship program "Squawk Box" (Europe) and is also CNBC's OPEC reporter covering major meetings.