The Call


  • Is the Fed Taking on Too Much?  Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 8:05 PM ET

    Michael Yoshikami, Founder & CEO, Destination Wealth Management explains why he expects the U.S. Federal Reserve to scale back on their bond buying this year.

  • Why Dell Is in Need of Surgery: Expert  Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 8:18 PM ET

    Trip Chowdhry, Senior Analyst & Managing Director, Global Equities Research explains why Dell needs to reinvent itself completely to keep its market share.

  • US Markets to Go Significantly Higher: Pro  Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    Damon Vickers, Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer at Damon Vickers and Company explains why he expects the U.S. markets to continue strengthening going forward.

  • Bullish on Markets  Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Andrew Economos, MD & Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia, JP Morgan Asset Management explains why he expects another 5 to 10% yield in equity markets for the first half of this year.

  • Taiwan: New Cabinet, New Reforms?  Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Joseph Cheng, Chair Professor, City University of Hong Kong; Andrew Economos, MD & Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia, JP Morgan Asset Management discuss the outlook for Taiwan as the country's new cabinet takes office.

  • Abenomics: A Merger Between BOJ and MOF?  Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 8:05 PM ET

    Andrew Economos, MD & Head of Sovereign & Institutional Strategy Asia, JP Morgan Asset Management says there is a blurring in the distinction between Japan's fiscal and monetary policies. He discusses Toshiro Muto's lead in the running to be the next Bank of Japan chief.

  • A New Immigration Policy for Singapore?  Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Wolfgang Lutz, Founder and Director, Wittgenstein Center for Demography and Global Human Capital discusses the demographic challenges in Singapore and Hong Kong.

  • Central Banks Overstretched: Analyst  Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 10:20 PM ET

    Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at Fujitsu Research Institute says that central banks are clearly overstretched and the shift is now towards fiscal policy.

  • How Low Can the Yen Go?  Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 9:40 PM ET

    Nick Verdi, Director, FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Barclays discusses factors that could further push the yen lower against the dollar.

  • The RedBalloon Valentine's Day Experience  Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Kritie Buchanan, Acting CEO, RedBallon discusses the company's opportunities for growth in the region.

  • Rio Tinto Is in an 'Identity Crisis': Pro  Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO, CEF Holdings explains why he thinks that Rio Tinto is in an identity crisis. He further discusses his short and long term calls for the stock.

  • Australian Banking Industry Is Improving: Pro  Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 8:30 PM ET

    Peter Esho, Chief Market Analyst, City Index says shares of Australian banks will likely rise, and then fall after dividends are paid. He explains why.

  • Getting Strict With North Korea  Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Tilman Ruff, Associate Professor at University of Melbourne explains why China's position in dealing with North Korea's nuclear tests is critical.

  • SIA Still Making 'Decent' Money: Pro  Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 8:40 PM ET

    Siva Govindasamy, Asia Managing Editor at Flight Global says that as headwinds cloud the premium air travel market, SIA is shifting some of its flights to regional carrier SilkAir.

  • Weak Yen, Strong Sony Earnings?  Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Jay Nelson, Senior Editor, Success Stories: Japan Executive Newsletter says Sony's improving a whole range of products and they just need a little bit more time to turn things around.

  • 2013 Recession in Europe: Pro  Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    Stephen Sheung, Head of Investment Strategist, SHK Private says the European economy is either going into a mild recession or a deeper one this year. He explains why.

  • Where Are Globetrotting Chinese Going?  Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Jason Yap, CEO of Travelzoo Asia Pacific says that beach holidays are getting popular with the mainland Chinese.

  • Erik Wytenus, Head of Foreign Exchange and Commodities at J.P. Morgan Private Bank explains how he thinks Shinzo Abe is going to break Japan's deflationary circumstance.

  • After Libor Scandal, Will Rate Rigging End?  Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    Jim Antos, Bank Analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia discussed the Libor scandal and says that management should also take blame for the rate fixing scandal.

  • Rising Food Prices in China a Concern: Nielsen  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Oliver Rust, Managing Director, Hong Kong at Nielsen says that at least 50% of the Chinese population spend half their income on food, making rising food prices a key concern for consumers.

About The Call

  • A one-hour program that empowers viewers to make the right call for their business, their market & their investments. The Call delivers up-to-the minute news and intelligent commentary while tracking the start of trade in Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan. Hosted from Hong Kong & Singapore, it's the pre-game show for the Greater China region; bringing the opening numbers from the world's financial hotspot — Shanghai; and gearing up for trade in one of Asia's most dynamic markets — Hong Kong. CNBC will quiz business & political leaders so viewers know how to protect their wealth, fortify their trading strategy and make the call on their investments.

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  • Based at CNBC's Hong Kong studios, Bernie Lo covers core business day programming and co-anchors Squawk Box Asia.