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Jon Oh, Research Analyst for Gaming and Lodging at CLSA, expects shares of casino operators to underperform for the next 1-2 quarters as Macau goes through a painful transition.
Valuations of gaming plays such as Melco Crown look interesting, but it could be a "valuation trap" amid falling casino revenues in Macau, says Tim Seymour, CIO at Triogem Asset Management.
Tim Seymour, CIO at Triogem Asset Management, discusses how to approach Russia's financial markets as the country moves into an economic hibernation.
As the turmoil in oil prices persists, CNBC's Sri Jegarajah asks a panel of guests how that might impact their firms' exploration budgets.
Lauren Goodrich, Senior Eurasia Analyst at Stratfor, expects the ruble to continue fluctuating within a 10 percent band on expectations for more government intervention.
John Frisbie, President of U.S.-China Business Council, says trade talks between the two superpowers for the past week have been "good and inclusive."
Bill Stone, Chief Investment Strategist at PNC Asset Management, says U.S. equities are merely retracing after recent steep declines due to crumbling oil prices.
Simon Dunlop, Founder at Bookmate, says it wants to combine social and mobile to introduce a different reading experience and explains why the Moscow-based e-reading platform is entering the Singapore market.
David Ji, Head of Research and Consultancy, Greater China at Knight Frank, discusses the persisting fall in the mainland's new home prices.
Pakorn Peetathawatchai, CFO at Stock Exchange of Thailand, discusses the outlook for the country's equity market after recent steep losses on the back of volatile oil prices.
Christian Whiton, Former U.S. State Department Senior Advisor, says President Obama's announcement to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba has diminished respect for America.
Michael Kokalari, Head of Vietnam Research at CIMB, says corruption woes are opportunity costs for investing in Vietnam and later outlines the factors that are working in the economy's favor.
Daniel Wiener, CEO at Adviser Investments, expects the U.S. rate hike to occur in mid-2015, along with three to four 25 basis point increases before the end of the year.
Kathy Fettke, CEO & Founder at Real Wealth Network, says the monthly figures, which fell in November, are "confusing" and adds that US housing starts are expected to double next year.
The crux for Russia is whether oil recovers over the next 6-9 months because if it doesn't, the Russian economy will crater, says Boris Schlossberg, Managing Director at BK Asset Management.
The fact that the Fed didn't emphasize recent events like the plunge in oil prices sent a calming message to markets, says Liz Ann Sonders, Chief Investment Strategist & Senior V.P. at Charles Schwab.
John Park, Northeast Asia Specialist at Harvard Kennedy School, discusses North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's leadership as the country marked the third anniversary of the death of former ruler, Kim Jong-il.
Rebecca Chan, Partner and Head of Hong Kong Capital Markets of KPMG China, expects market sentiment in Hong Kong to remain positive and IPO activities to stay buoyant next year.
Pu Yonghao, Regional CIO for Asia Pacific at UBS Wealth Management, discusses the winners and losers from the crash in oil markets.
Bill Adams, Senior International Economist at PNC, says factors like cheaper oil and a floating exchange rate system put the world economy in a better position to cope with Russia's crisis.
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