Christian Cullen, Former fullback of the New Zealand All Blacks, says New Zealand is definitely a favorite in the tournament but still believes that all teams stand a fair chance at winning.» Read More
Guillaume Chatain, Head of Equity Solutions at JP Morgan Private Bank, believes bad Chinese economic news is good for equity markets.
Singapore will not be participating in Earth Hour celebrations this year out of deference for the passing of Lee Kuan Yew, says Sudhanshu Sarronwala, chair of Earth Hour Global.
Speaking at the Mines and Money conference in Hong Kong, Gina Rinehart urged governments to reduce red tape on mining projects.
Mark Spitalnik, President & CEO of China Senior Care, describes how the company's residential solution will fill the shortfall arising from China's one-child policy.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says investors cannot rule out the possibility of a multi-party coalition judging by recent polls.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura, says there's no clear direct threat to oil supply so markets should be taking a more measured view on the issue.
Joe Zidle, portfolio strategist at Richard Bernstein Advisors maintains a bullish stance on the Nikkei despite recent weak data since it's a "policy-driven" market.
Bruce Rockowitz, CEO of Global Brands Group, says the company's cash flow will be used for boosting growth, instead of dividends, this year.
Bruce Rockowitz, CEO & Vice Chairman of Global Brands Group, describes the business's diversification plans and how the strength of U.S. consumers boosted earnings.
Utilities and technology are two bright spots in U.S. stocks, says Bill Stone, chief investment strategist at PNC Asset Management.
Robert Shiller, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Economics and Economics Professor at Yale University, explains why oil is among his top investments and that Fed isn't in a hurry to hike rates.
Hugh Evans, CEO of The Global Poverty Project, describes how structural impediments, like restricted education for girls and limited access to vaccinations, traps people into poverty.
Jim O'Neill, former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, discusses the risk of ignoring Yemen's political conflict. He also explains why cheaper oil may not help the U.S.
Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade & Investment of Australia, expresses uncertainty over the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal as it faces stiff opposition in the U.S. Congress.
Leslie Michelson, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO of Private Health Management, describes how the company gives individuals more access to healthcare.
Thomas Poullaouec, APAC Head of Strategy & Research, Asia Pacific, at State Street Global Advisors, says global market risk has declined from the previous quarter.
Ali Naqvi, Head of Equities for Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse, says progress in Japan, expectations for a soft landing in China and a revival in India are underpinning growth in Asian markets.
Tadahiro Kawada, President of Kawada Industries, describes the company's "collaborative robots," and how they can improve productivity in Japan.
John Rice, Vice Chairman of General Electric, explains how a stronger dollar is both hurting and benefiting the company.
Search operations at the remote crash site of Germanwings flight 4U9525 will resume at first light. NBC Reporter Claudio Lavanga reports from Seyne-les-Alpes.
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