Firas Maksad, Managing Director of Global Policy Advisors, gives his assessment of the Middle East situation two and a half years since the Arab Spring.» Read More
Nizam Idris, MD, head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies, Macquarie says that a Romney win is positive for both markets and the dollar.
Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO, Jevons Global says that is difficult for China to grow its consumer base, but adds there are still opportunities in the telco and healthcare sectors.
Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO, Jevons Global says that the strong market rally will fade towards the end of the year as investors digest leadership changes in China and the U.S..
Nick Maroutsos, MD, Kapstream thinks Australia's economy has been fairly resilient in light of global uncertainty. He says a strong fiscal & monetary policy will help boost the national retail & hospitality sector.
Mike Harrowell, Senior Resources Analyst, BBY discusses what to expect from the commodity markets in the week ahead.
David Greene, Senior Corporate FX Dealer, Western Union Business Solutions and Nick Maroutsos, MD, Kapstream discuss where commodity prices will head in the weeks to come.
David Greene, Senior Corporate FX Dealer, Western Union Business Solutions thinks the RBA will cut rates by 25 basis points. He adds that could drive the Australian Dollar to test 1.01.
Nick Maroutsos, MD, Kapstream thinks investors should sit on the sidelines and wait for the month's risk events to blow over. He believes more clarity on the U.S. elections and fiscal cliff would be helpful.
The U.S. jobs market is in focus with monthly payrolls data out later Friday and the one thing that could provide a big boost to job creation - that has stayed weak in recent months - is a signal that the “fiscal cliff” will be avoided, economists told CNBC.
Stuart Crow is Head of Capital Markets, Asia Pacific at Jones Lang LaSalle says there's rising interest from sovereign wealth funds and investors in the Middle East and North America, into commercial real estate.
Randy Tinseth, VP of Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes tells CNBC that his firm has seen strong demand for their various models. He reaffirmed Boeing's commitment to deliver the Dreamliner as soon as possible.
Jim McCaughan, CEO of Principal Global Investors explains how Hurricane Sandy could drive economic growth next year. He remains optimistic on the state of the U.S economic recovery, and the fiscal cliff.
Jonathan Barratt, CEO & Founder, Barratt's Bulletin shares his outlook for energy prices. He thinks demand destruction will soon end as the market gets more positive economic data from the U.S.
Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Asset Management Group discusses his expectations for Friday's jobs data. He adds that he's not expecting Sandy to have much economic impact.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director, Asia Economics, Credit Suisse says that Asian exporters will receive a boost as the U.S. rebuilds itself after Hurricane Sandy.
Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research, ANZ thinks global data and the outcome of the U.S. elections are still front and center in the currency markets.
Bart Van Ark, Chief Economist, The Conference Board thinks a decline in China's economy is inevitable in the long term. He adds that most of the re-balancing in the economy is unintended.
Bart Van Ark, Chief Economist, The Conference Board thinks the U.S. housing market only has a small part to play in the economy's recovery. He says the growth numbers in Q4 could show a slight dent from the effects of Sandy.
Nader Naeimi, Senior Investment Strategist, AMP Capital, explains why he thinks $1,800 isn't that formidable a barrier for gold prices. He expects demand for gold, and its correlation with the U.S. Dollar to remain.
Gary Schlossberg, Economist at Wells Capital Mgmt says there are no political benefits for any side if the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff. He adds that it's unlikely for global issues to dominate the market agenda until the U.S. elections are over.
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