Daniel Aldrich, Associate Professor, Political Science at Purdue University, discusses the polarized views present in Japan over the government's plans to restart the country's nuclear power plants.» Read More
Glenn Maguire, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at ANZ says the only solution to Washington's budget deadlock is to kick the can down the road and come up with a short-term plan.
Jim Paulsen, Chief Investment Strategist at Wells Capital Management says the U.S. fiscal drama is not a real crisis and it presents a 'whale of an opportunity' to buy good assets with beaten-down prices.
Yields on one-month Treasury bills head higher, a sign that investors are nervous about the U.S. government defaulting on its debt obligations.
Prakriti Sofat, Regional Economist, Barclays says current account deficit will easily hit 3.5% of GDP this year. She says the government needs to implement reforms to increase the manufacturing share of exports.
John Sculley, Partner, Sculley Brothers says that the U.S. is struggling to find a balance with two different ideas of running an economy, noting that neighboring Canada is in a more stable state.
Peter Marrs, Executive Director, End User Computing, Asia-Pacific Japan at Dell unveils the company's new line of tablets and laptops in Asia as it shifts its focus towards smaller mobile devices.
David Walker, Former U.S. Comptroller General says the U.S. will never default on its debt and that the Treasury should prioritize its debt service payments.
Muhammad Chatib Basri, Finance Minister of Indonesia explains how the current account deficit is being reduced and rules out the prospect of capital controls.
Christopher Chan, President Director of Southeast Asia's largest tire maker, Gajah Tunggal, speaks about the impact of a potential TPP deal on its business in Indonesia.
David Skov, Head, South China, Maersk Line expects global container demand to pick up to 4-6% growth in the next few years, as compared to a forecast of 2-3% gain this year.
Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative discusses the possibility of a TPP deal by year-end and the prospect of China joining the 12-nation free trade agreement.
John Rice, vice chairman of General Electric, thinks the U.S budget stalemate will be resolved soon and explains why GE has reallocated capital to infrastructure projects in emerging markets.
Live at the 2013 APEC summit, Gita Wirjawan, Trade Minister of Indonesia says leaders have agreed on key factors to help bridge the gap in developed and emerging economies.
Stephen McNulty, MD, Asia Pacific & Japan, Progress Software speaks about its business model of helping companies build business applications and growth prospects for cloud computing in Asia.
Matt Bradley, President, ASEAN, Ford talks about the company's first dealership in Yangon, Myanmar and the prospects for building more manufacturing plants in Southeast Asia.
Catherine Yeung, Investment Director, Fidelity Worldwide Investment talks about the investment opportunities in China's reform agenda and why Thailand is in a "sweet-spot".
Terry Pillow, Group CEO, Tommy Bahama talks about expanding in Asia and how the continent is embracing its brick and mortar outlets.
Seth Merrin, CEO, Liquidnet talks about the company's trading platform, which helps institutional investors execute large trading volumes.
John Mauldin, Chairman of Mauldin Economics, says markets are complacent over the shutdown because it has happened many times before.
As the U.S. government shutdown moves into a third day, analysts at BoAML say three pressure points must be triggered to snap politicians out of it.