Shanghai shares hogged the spotlight on Friday, as the key Shanghai Composite index extended losses, while Japan was the "quiet achiever" for the day.» Read More
Doug Archer, Associate Dean for Research at the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, says the recent food safety scandals are minor blips compared to microbiological hazards.
Joel Stern, Chairman and CEO of Stern Value Management, explains why the concept of a euro zone hasn't worked. He also discusses why quantitative easing won't be the solution to Europe's growth woes.
Joel Stern, Chairman and CEO of Stern Value Management, says U.S. growth is a "done deal" and markets are pricing that in. He adds that the U.S. jobless rate will continue to fall, but at a slower pace.
Peter Boardman, Managing Director at Tradewinds, expects a 3-4 percent rise in wages from April onwards, which will subsequently lead to improvements in Japan's consumption spending.
Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodity Strategist at ANZ and Dan Yergin, Vice Chairman at IHS, say the rise in demand won't be able to offset the increase in supply, and debate what that means for prices.
Kamran Bokhari, Vice President of Middle Eastern & South Asian Affairs at Stratfor, says recent attacks indicate that terrorists have become more sophisticated.
While cheaper oil is a welcomed tax cut, it also affects hiring and job creations in the U.S., says Jason Brady, Head of Fixed-Income & Managing Director at Thornburg Investment Management.
Chris Thompson, President & CEO of Brand USA, says the rise of China's middle class, along with looser U.S. visa rules, will continue to attract mainland tourists to the U.S. this year.
Alan Leong, Hong Kong legislator and leader of Civic Party, explains why Wednesday's second public consultation on Hong Kong's electoral process will be a "waste of time."
Jonathan Garner, MD and Chief Asia and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley, says emerging markets with exposure to developed markets, like Taiwan, are a good bet for 2015.
In a report by AirlineRatings.com, Australia's Qantas was lauded for having "an extraordinary record of firsts" in safety and operations over its 94-year history. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.
Airbus and Boeing need to step up on aircraft technology as recent tragedies will likely increase demand for sophisticated jets, says Neal Dihora, Equity Analyst at Morningstar.
Mark Keenan, Cross Commodity Research Strategist, Societe Generale, discusses the factors that will contribute to further declines in oil prices for the first half of 2014.
Herald van der Linde, Head of Equity Strategy, Asia-Pacific at HSBC, explains his preference for Chinese, Indian and Indonesian equities.
Mehdi Hosseini, Senior VP of Semiconductors at Susquehanna Financial Group, attributes Micron Technology's disappointing second quarter outlook to recent weakness in the demand for consumer PCs.
As consumer electronics manufacturers adopt the technology more aggressively, sales of 4K TVs will likely jump to 23 million units from 9 million in 2014, says Neil Sequeira, Managing Director at General Catalyst Partners.
Nick Thompson, Equity Director at Janus Capital, expects Wall Street to see choppy trade this year as the Fed prepares to raise interest rates.
Mounting anxiety over the relentless fall in oil prices and growth concerns over China dragged Asian stock indices to new lows on Tuesday.
Joe Siegrist, CEO of LastPass, introduces the password management software's latest feature - an automatic password changer.
Edmond Chan, Co-Head of Capital Markets Services at PWC, expects more than 120 companies to seek to float their shares in Hong Kong and raise HK$200 billion in 2015.
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