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Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, charts the performance of the Dow Jones and says the 2014 picture is "very dark" and that a "sharp sell-off" is to be expected in the next few months.
Paul Gambles, managing director at MBMG International, warns that the U.S. is likely to go back into recession during the first half of 2014.
European equities opened higher on Friday as investors continue to digest the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to wind down its stimulus program while maintaining low interest rates.
Paul Gambles, managing director at MBMG International, says it would be "brave" to chase the rally as asset prices remain elevated and global economic performance is "very weak."
Emerging market economies might be bracing themselves for the after-shock of the Fed's latest policy move, but some stocks could still take off.
Alper Ince, managing director at PAAMCO, says they are stock-specific opportunities to be had in emerging markets following the taper announcement and selects his top picks.
Martin Arnold, research analyst at ETF Securities and Tyler Broda, metals and mining analyst at Nomura, discuss the prospects for gold in 2014.
Ana Armstrong, CEO of Armstrong Investment Managers, comments on tapering and says it means we're moving towards "lower liquidity but higher growth" from high liquidity, slow growth.
Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, says the U.K. has come a long way but it still has an "awful long way to go" to improve the state of its economy.
Frédéric Oudéa, CEO of Société Générale, believes the European banking system is in a "much better shape" than most people think and that the ECB has done "a great job" to boost confidence.
Jean-Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank, says that the bank stress tests and the banking union should curb the "vicious circles" observed during the crisis.
Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, says because the Fed remains one of the most dovish central banks, the dollar should remain "very soft" next year.
Jon Hubbard, Northern Europe CEO of Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels & Hospitality Group, discusses the outlook for the hotel sector in 2014 and the investment potential.
Patrick Legland, head of global research at Societe Generale, discusses what effect tapering will have on Europe and how European Central Bank president Mario Draghi will react.
European equities opened higher on Thursday as investors around the world react to the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to maintain low rates while winding down its stimulus program.
Fabrizio Saccomanni, Italian finance minister, says the bank backstops should only be used in a ¿fundamental crisis¿ but will ¿diffuse tensions¿ in the banking sector.
Richard Staite, U.S. banks analyst at Atlantic Equities, says U.S. bank stocks can rise further as investors will be buying into the sector when interest rates rise.
Influential investor Dennis Gartman told CNBC he was surprised by the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision to start winding down its stimulus program.
Nigel Robinson, head of power and infrastructure finance at Investec, says the U.K. needs to look at gas as a sustainable source of power.
Chris Watling, CEO and chief market strategist at Longview Economics, says there is strong momentum in the U.S. economy which could lead to the first rate hike from the Federal Reserve at the end of 2014.
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.