SD Muni, Visiting Research Professor, Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore, discusses the political landscape in India as the country gears up for national elections next year.» Read More
Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow at Yale University says the Fed's quantitative easing measures don't address the structural problems in the U.S. and won't foster economic recovery.
Back in the 1990's, Mark Bouris shook up the mortgage market in Australia and now, he wants to take on the big banks. CNBC's Oriel Morrison speaks to the current Executive Chairman of Yellow Brick Road Wealth Management to discover his game plan.
Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow at Yale University says the new administration in Japan must address the increasingly complex interplay between the security and economic aspects of its relationship with China.
Eric Takaha, Director of Corporates/High Yield, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group says corporate credit investments can give premium yields as compared to other fixed income sectors.
Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow at Yale University says problems like the fiscal cliff stalemate in the U.S. speak a lot about the character of the nation. He explains why, and says the U.S. is not accepting responsibility for its self-inflicted problems.
James Schoff, Senior Associate, Carnegie Asia Program expects a win for the LDP in the upcoming elections, but he says it is more of an overwhelming defeat for the DPJ than it is a victory for the LDP.
Sebastien Galy, Senior Currency Strategist, Societe Generale says the U.S. dollar is starting to move in line with better expectations with the domestic economy, and that in turn is affecting how commodity currencies correlate with the economy.
Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer, Merk Investments said that the world is awash with money, and the euro will stand to benefit while the yen will be the biggest looser.
Michael Hudson, Professor and Director at the Middle East Institute of the National University of Singapore says that Egypt's constitutional draft will likely be approved by a substantial majority of voters.
Jim McDonald, Chief Investment Strategist, Northern Trust Global Investments says that no fiscal cliff deal might be a better option than to pass through a poor proposal.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director, Asian Economics Research, Credit Suisse says India's currency will hit a cyclical sweet spot in 2013, given the positive market impact from reforms.
Andrew Gilholm, Head of Asia Analysis, Control Risks says North Korea has gradually developed its nuclear and missile technology in the last 20 years without any real obstacles from the global community.
Jim Paterson, CEO, Kivalliq Energy says that nuclear energy can provide a strong, stable source of electricity to major industrial economies and should be a part of a country's energy mix.
Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director, Asian Economics Research, Credit Suisse discusses the Fed's 6.5% unemployment threshold, adding that the U.S. is still years away from any meaningful tightening of monetary policy.
Tobias Harris, Independent Japan Politics Specialist and Former Aide to a DPJ Member, Japan's House of Councillors doesn't necessarily believe a move to right-wing politics will occur, stating there is room for a centrist party.
Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist, Citi says the Fed's new policy guide-posts are dollar-negative. He says the Fed's rapid expansion of balance sheets and willingness to tolerate higher inflation will undermine USD attractiveness, especially to reserves managers.
Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research, Asia, ANZ says to buy put protection on your assets as the U.S. sails through the fiscal cliff.
Timothy Riddell, Head of Global Markets Research, Asia, ANZ says that if we go over the fiscal cliff the treasury still has the flexibility to implement the changes.
Michael Yoshikami, Founder & CEO, Destination Wealth Management says that individual investors have bailed from the markets and that current market action is mostly driven by institutional investors.
Ric Spooner, Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets says that there will be plenty of demand for OPEC oil even if the U.S. becomes energy self-sufficient.
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