Squawk Box Asia


  • Tracking the massive recall of Takata airbags  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 7:33 PM ET

    Jessica Caldwell, Senior Analyst at Edmunds.com, discusses news of another fatal crash that could possible be linked to the defective driver-side airbags made by Japan's Takata.

  • What is ISIS' motive for taking foreign hostages?  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 7:22 PM ET

    ISIS intends to use Japan's hostage crisis to increase its own profile, says Stephen Nagy, Associate Professor for Politics & International Relations at International Christian University.

  • Don't worry about Japan's household spending  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 7:12 PM ET

    Lower oil prices are a tax cut for Japan so it will only be a matter of time before the benefits show up in Japan's economic data, says Joe Zidle, Portfolio Strategist at Richard Bernstein Advisors.

  • Amazon exceeded expectations this quarter: Pro  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:43 PM ET

    James Cakmak, Equity Analyst at Monness, Crespi, Hardt & Co, says Amazon's fourth quarter earnings proved the sustainability of its profit and later explains his "neutral" rating on the stock.

  • NACo: 'US recovery is uneven and sluggish'  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:33 PM ET

    Emilia Istrate, Director of Research at the National Association of Counties (NACo), discusses the latest survey results, which showed an uneven recovery across 3,069 counties in the U.S.

  • This expert is encouraged by US stocks rebound  Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:18 PM ET

    David Joy, Chief Market Strategist at Ameriprise Financial, says the U.S. markets staged a technical rebound above the 120-day moving average overnight and later explains why the Fed could still hike rates in June.

  • Fed to start rate hike by mid-2015: Daiwa  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 8:47 PM ET

    John Hetherington, Regional Deputy Head of Asia Pacific Research of Daiwa Capital Markets, expects the first U.S. rate hike to come in June, followed by four interest rate increases by 25 basis points each.

  • Behind the 25% rise in Las Vegas Sands Q4 profit  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 8:35 PM ET

    Jonathan Galaviz, Partner at Global Market Advisors, says Las Vegas Sands is doing a good job in controlling expenses and deploying strategies to counter anti-graft activities in Macau.

  • A change in McDonald's CEO is positive: Pro  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 8:23 PM ET

    Will Slabaugh, Analyst at Stephens, says the retirement of McDonald's CEO Don Thompson indicates that the restaurant chain is willing to make necessary changes to win over the market.

  • 'Markets pricing in a global slowdown': Citi  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 8:16 PM ET

    John Woods, Head of Fixed Income & Senior Portfolio Manager at Citi Investment Management, discusses the Fed's decision to remain "patient" on raising rates despite a stronger U.S. economy.

  • Here's why Boeing will continue to soar  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:48 PM ET

    Gary Bradshaw, Senior Vice President & Portfolio Manager at Hodges Capital Management, explains why he expects continued growth in Boeing's operating margins and cash flow.

  • This expert has a solution for Nintendo  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:33 PM ET

    Nintendo should expand into the realms of animation and cartoons with its famed game characters like Mario the plumber, says Amir Anvarzadeh, Director of Japan Equity Sales at BGC Securities.

  • Here's the upside in Samsung's Q4 earnings  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:23 PM ET

    Mehdi Hosseini, Senior VP of Semiconductors at Susquehanna Financial Group, discusses the rise in smartphone shipments and the stellar performance from Samsung's semiconductor division.

  • Why R Squared Capital is investing beyond the US  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:16 PM ET

    Riad Younes, Co-founder of R Squared Capital Management, explains why the firm prefers to invest in European and Asian markets.

  • Brace for $40 oil in coming weeks: Expert  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 6:44 PM ET

    Andy Lipow, President of Lipow Oil Associate, expects West Texas Intermediate crude to test the $40 a barrel level as oil inventories continue to rise in the U.S.

  • Facebook shares fell despite meeting earnings estimate  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 6:32 PM ET

    The modest surprise in Facebook's quarterly earnings did not satisfy investors who were used to seeing "tremendous upside surprises" over the past years, says Evan Wilson, Senior Research Analyst for Internet & Games at Pacific Crest Securities.

  • Why investors are fleeing into U.S. bonds  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 6:18 PM ET

    Despite the benchmark 10-year yield fell to a 20-month low on Wednesday, U.S. bonds are still far more attractive than foreign bonds, says Quincy Krosby, Market Strategist at Prudential Financial.

  • Kremlin aggression is continuing: Eurasia  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:43 PM ET

    John Herbst, Director of the Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council, says there has been a creeping seizure of Ukrainian territory since September's ceasefire.

  • Shanghai Composite to drop below 3,000?  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:35 PM ET

    Hao Hong, Managing Director of Research at Bank of Communications International, says levels below 3,000 points on the benchmark index will create better entry points for investors.

  • What the US needs more than cheap oil  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 8:17 PM ET

    Stephen Goldman, Managing Director at Kapstream Capital, says lower taxes and employment are the two main drivers of the U.S. economy, not just lower oil prices.

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