Squawk Box Asia


  • The Real Cliff Facing the US Economy     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    Dennis Kelleher, President & CEO of Better Markets says the real 'cliff' comes when the U.S. hits the debt ceiling and when the automatic spending cuts come into play.

  • Time to Get Into China Stocks: Macquarie     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    Jiong Shao, Chief China Strategist, Macquarie says it is time to get into Chinese stocks as momentum into the markets is likely to continue. He gives his sector picks in the mainland.

  • Watch Out For More Heated Fiscal Debate: Pro     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management believes the upcoming debt ceiling talks will get even more contentious than the past, paving the way for more uncertainty.

  • Egan-Jones Maintains US Credit Rating at AA-     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Sean Egan, Founding Principal, President & Managing Director, Egan-Jones Ratings Company reasons why the U.S. doesn't deserve another credit downgrade. He believes spending cuts should be coupled with GDP growth.

  • Explaining the Dollar's Fed Rally     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 6:30 PM ET

    Michael Woolfolk, MD & Senior Currency Strategist, The Bank of New York Mellon explains why the U.S. dollar rallied on news that the Fed was looking to end QE by the end of 2013.

  • Here's How To Get Washington's Attention     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 6:20 PM ET

    Michael Materasso, Co-Chair, Fixed Income Policy Committee, Franklin Templeton Investments says moderately raising rates may spur U.S. lawmakers to act decisively. He advises investors to set some liquidity aside just in case.

  • Long Way to Go Before Fed Raises Rates: Pro     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Michael Materasso, Co-Chair, Fixed Income Policy Committee, Franklin Templeton Investments cautions against putting a line in the sand despite the Fed's suggestion that QE might end before end-2013.

  • What's Driving Iron Ore Prices?     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 5:40 PM ET

    Jonathan Barratt, CEO & Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says the continued recovery in China, coupled with supply tightness from India will help drive iron ore prices going forward.

  • Easy Monetary Policy Not Forever: Pro     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    Sam Chandan, President & Chief Economist, Chandan Economics thinks the Fed is trying to signal to markets that its easy monetary policy will not last forever, and will only do harm once the economy develops its own momentum.

  • Reading Between the Lines Of Fed Minutes     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 5:20 PM ET

    Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist, Pension Partners discusses what the Fed might be hinting at when the minutes revealed that officials are considering stopping QE before end-2013.

  • 2013: A Year Of Market Appreciation     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 5:10 PM ET

    Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist, Pension Partners not only expects further stock market appreciation this year, but capital appreciation as well. He says investors will realize that growth is cheap relative to income.

  • Watch Out, Asia. Inflation Is on Its Way Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 10:00 PM ET

    Inflation in Asia may be under control, but prices across the region could soon start to creep higher, with India and Southeast Asia the most vulnerable, warns independent economist Andy Xie.

  • Is There Trade Opportunity in Nymex vs. Brent?     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 7:50 PM ET

    Daryl Guppy, CEO, Guppytraders.com looks at Nymex versus Brent crude, and finds that there is convergence in the trading behavior, but not in prices.

  • Where China's Stocks Markets Will Head in 2013     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    Daryl Guppy, CEO, Guppytraders.com takes a look at what the charts are saying about the future direction of the Shanghai Composite and other related Chinese markets.

  • ThaiBev Credit Rating At Risk: S&P     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Xavier Jean, Director of Standard & Poor's says there will be downward pressure on ThaiBev's credit rating should the Thai group succeed in its bid for Fraser & Neave.

  • Republicans Lost Their Bargaining Chip: Pro     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Peter Morici, Professor, University of Maryland explains how the Republicans gave away their best bargaining chip when they went along with the Senate-backed fiscal cliff plan.

  • Nan Hayworth, Outgoing U.S. Republican Representative from New York says she voted in favour of the fiscal cliff deal as it was the best plan that Congress could come up with right now.

  • Is a Global Recovery in Sight?     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 6:50 PM ET

    Andy Xie, Independent Economist is skeptical of a pick-up in the global economy in 2013 as he doesnt see fundamental changes in the major economies. He also cautions against China's economy and property market.

  • 1.11 Target For AUD/USD: Strategist     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 6:30 PM ET

    Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist, Citi says the Fed's continued quantitative easing, and the stabilization of the Chinese economy will help push the Australian dollar higher.

  • Dealing With Asia's Property Bubble     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 6:20 PM ET

    Andy Xie, Independent Economist discusses the state of the property markets in Hong Kong and Singapore. He says China's property market is a "smoke-screen" to confuse investors.

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