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The crisis in Iraq is not a "catastrophic event' that will severely impact oil supply and lead to a spike in prices, says Michael Langford, CEO of Fractaux.
According to CNBC's weekly poll, over half of respondents expect gains in the greenback this week. Gareth Berry, FX Strategist at UBS Investment Bank, explains why he agrees.
Adam Ereli, former U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain from 2007 to 2011, says U.S. assistance with military supplies and logistical support could help the Iraqi government.
While short-term investors keep an eye on interest rates in the U.S. and Europe, long-term investors will need to discern the noise in global markets, says Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst, The Motley Fool.
Christine Milne, Senator for Tasmania, says Prime Minister Tony Abbott's stance on climate change indicates that he only wants "dig it up, cut it down, ship it away" businesses for Australia.
Thomas Kwan, Head of Fixed Income at Harvest Global Investments, outlines the factors behind the growing demand for yuan bonds.
Jitters about Iraq have unsettled global stock markets but are unlikely to lead to the deeper correction anticipated for some time, analysts say.
Adrian Mowat, MD & Chief Asian and Emerging Market Equity Strategist at J.P. Morgan, explains why some Brazilians are angry at their government for spending over $11 billion to host the World Cup.
Michael Bushell, Group Managing Director, Sports Marketing and Management, outlines the benefits that host nations typically gain from global sporting events.
Lewis Ward, Research Manager at IDC, says Microsoft's announcement to make the Kinect optional, along with a reduction in retail price by $100, will give its Xbox One a boost.
Paul Gruenwald, Asia Pacific Chief Economist at Standard and Poor's Ratings Services, discusses the agency's growth estimates for China this year and highlights the benefits of slower growth for the country.
Atsushi Nakajima, Chairman, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, describes how a decrease in corporate taxes will revitalize the mindset of domestic firms.
Mike Moran, Senior FX Strategist, Standard Chartered Bank, describes why the firm is picking Brazil, Spain, Germany and Argentina to be the final four teams in this World Cup.
Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist & Senior Portfolio Manager, Nuveen Asset Management, says U.S. stocks are taking a temporary breather.
Antonio Lucio, Chief Brand Officer at Visa, discusses the firm's decision to feature Nobel Laureates, instead of athletes, in their World Cup campaign.
Nariman Behravesh, Chief Economist at IHS, discusses the International Monetary Fund's warning of a pending housing crash and explains why the U.K. should be on the list of worrisome property markets.
While oil prices may not hit $140 a barrel, instability in Iraq will definitely set prices on an uptrend, says Nariman Behravesh, Chief Economist at IHS.
Simon Robertson, CFO at Auckland Airport, says the firm has a balanced currency exposure to combat the impact of a stronger Kiwi dollar.
John Kingston, Global Director of News, Platts, says the advancement of Sunni rebels into the city of Tikrit won't impact oil prices as pipelines in that area have been closed since March.
Despite Brazil's strengths, investors are concerned about hyperinflation and the government's intervention in businesses, says David Riedel, Founder & President at Riedel Research Group.
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