Majority of Asian shares reaped gains on Friday, despite trading volumes remaining thin ahead of the closely-watched U.S. nonfarm payrolls report.» Read More
Michael Spence, Professor of Economics, NYU Stern School of Business says reforms in China won't happen overnight but the new leadership team seems committed to restructuring the economy.
Jonathan Barratt, Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says Rio Tinto remains a takeover target but he thinks new CEO Sam Walsh can turn the company around.
Ken Herbert, Aerospace & Defense Analyst, Imperial Capital says Boeing's problems with the Dreamliner will be resolved in the near term. He sees limited upside to its stock.
Bill Smith, President & Senior Portfolio Manager, SAM Advisors tells investors to pick individual stocks that have catalysts to make them pop. He advises investors to stay out of bonds.
Bill Smith, President & Senior Portfolio Manager, SAM Advisors explains why now is the perfect opportunity to buy Boeing now amid the problems with the 787.
As major airlines around the world start grounding Boeing's Dreamliner passenger jets amid safety concerns, analysts tell CNBC they are confident the U.S. aircraft manufacturer will fix the 787's "teething issues," which arise each time new technology is introduced.
Wolfgang Driese, CEO and Chairman, DVB Bank tells CNBC his firm is financing 3 Dreamliner jets with Asian carriers. He adds that this will not have an immediate impact on lending to aircraft leasing firms.
Barry Cheung, Chairman, Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange & Non-official Member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong discusses the challenges Hong Kong Chief Executive C.Y. Leung faces in tackling housing problems.
Jim Walker, Founder & CEO, Asianomics explains why he thinks investors will be disappointed in 2013. He adds that the euro zone will likely remain in contraction.
David Roche, Global Strategist, Independent Strategy says its worth going long on Japanese markets. He expects Japan's economy to grow 1.5 percent this year.
David Roche, Global Strategist, Independent Strategy explains why he thinks manufacturing will help drive a hidden recovery in the real economy.
Brian Jackson, Global FX Strategist, Coutts says the Swiss franc will weaken further in the months ahead as investor confidence in the euro zone grows.
David Roche, Global Strategist, Independent Strategy predicts a big crash in safe-haven bond markets in 2013. He also sees a manufacturing-led recovery for the global economy.
Dominic Schnider, Head of Commodity Research, UBS Wealth Management warns investors not to expect a drastic rise in oil's risk premium as a result of the Algerian attacks. He expects a $3 to $4 increase.
Jason Gursky, Senior Analyst, Aerospace & Defense, Citi Research is not worried about Boeing's 787 Dreamliner. He says it is customary for new aircrafts to have teething issues.
Chris Whalen, Executive Vice President and MD, Carrington Investment Services says Americans have the right to own firearms but they must take strict safety precautions about their usage.
Chris Whalen, Executive Vice President & MD, Carrington Investment Services says JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs are the last men standing in the U.S. banking industry as Morgan Stanley and other smaller banks start shrinking.
Isaac Pino, Transportation Analyst, Motley Fool expresses optimism about the outlook for automakers worldwide. He adds that the shift to compacts and subcompacts will be more permanent due to higher oil prices.
Uwe Parpart, MD, Head of Research, Reorient Financial Markets doesn't expect Hong Kong's Chief Executive to be able to do a whole lot as he still has to answer to Beijing, despite the demands of the Hong Kong people.
Herald Van Der Linde, Head of Equity Strategy, Asia-Pacific, HSBC thinks the trend of focusing on low P/E stocks will reverse, with people going deep into the market to devalue these stocks.