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Davide Serra, founder and CEO of Algebris Investments, explains why he believes Europe is the best place to invest in for equities and credit.
Davide Serra, founder and CEO of Algebris Investments, says that Draghi's actions are "crucial" and discusses the euro zone's financial system.
NATO has yet to outline a strategy to deal with the Islamic State, a strategy closely watched by Turkey - which worries about the West arming the Kurds - CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports.
Pieter Nota, CEO of consumer lifestyle at Philips, says the "internet of things" and connectivity will create a lot of value for the consumers - but security and privacy should be the main concern.
European shares were lower in morning trade on Friday as investors booked profit after the European Central Bank announced a surprise trio of rate cuts on Thursday.
John Haynes, head of research at Investec Wealth & Investment, says that the ECB's "credible" stress tests will be sufficient in kick-starting a lending recovery in Europe.
Jesse Sherman, portfolio manager at Renaissance Asset Management, says that Russian equities have a significant discount to global emerging markets and advises where to invest in Russia.
Michael Burda, professor of economics at the School of Business and Economics at Humboldt University of Berlin, says that monetary policy alone can¿t send the euro lower.
Michael Burda, professor of economics at the School of Business and Economics at Humboldt University of Berlin, looks at the German labor market.
Matt Rogers, founder and vice president of engineering at Nest Labs, says it is building a "conscious home" that anticipates people's needs.
Ken Rogoff, professor of public policy and economics at Harvard University, says that the U.S. labor market is "not super-healthy" right now, but that it is "tighter" than people think.
Ken Rogoff, professor of public policy and economics at Harvard University, says that ECB's latest round of actions are "pretty big".
Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, says Mario Draghi has "finally got leverage" on the euro.
Philippe Pegorier, chairman at the Association of European Business, says sanctions against Russia are "ineffective" and "counterproductive" as they also negatively impact European companies.
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, chairman at Snam and former member of the executive board of the ECB, says the monetary policy alone can't engineer growth and that countries also need structural reforms.
Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, chairman at Snam and former member of the executive board of the ECB, discusses the central bank's decision to cut rates further and launch an ABS program.
Erkki Tuomioja, Finland's foreign minister, says that Finalnd is in favour of developing European defense capabilities.
Dennis Gartman, founder, editor and publisher at The Gartman Letter, says U.S. nonfarm payrolls should be "very good" but explains why investors shouldn¿t get too excited about it.
Jackie Kelley, global IPO markets leader at EY, says there will be some follow-on deals after Alibaba goes public that will provide a good opportunity for investors.
Scott Kessler, senior equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, has a hold rating on Apple shares ahead of the company's upcoming product launch and says the good news is priced in already.
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.