CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera predicts what may be in store for international markets in 2014.
Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, weighs in on the strength of the U.S. economy. I believe a huge stimulus would be if both parties got together and did some kind of grand bargain, Friedman says.
Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, takes a look at global risks and weighs in on China. China is always going to be the big enchilada, says Friedman.
Otila Dhand, vice president at Teneo Intelligence, highlights that many aspects of the Russian deal with Ukraine remain unclear and that Moscow is keeping "leverage" with its bond-buying conditions.
Lilit Gevorgyan, senior economist at IHS Global Insight, discusses the Russian aid package for Ukraine which includes bond buying and reduced gas prices, and what it means for the Ukrainian economy.
Political drama will surround 2014 Olympics, India adjusts easily to increase in US interest rates, and businesses are back in Iran.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the latest details on Russia's bailout plans with Ukraine.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the announced Ukraine rescue package by Russia for the purchase of $15 billion in government bonds.
To help avert a financial crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia's gas supply prices to Ukraine will be cut by one-third.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Vladimir Putin has announced a deal to buy Ukrainian government bonds for $15 billion.
Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister says it will soon sign the EU free trade agreement, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
"Capitalistic Russia is only 20 years old," says the manager of Russia's newest sovereign wealth fund. "So it is building institutions."
Tomila Lankina, associate professor at the London School Economics, says that by leaving for a scheduled trip to China, the Ukrainian president is signalling he feels secure.
Alisa Lockwood, head of Europe at IHS Economics and Country Risk, says the Ukrainian president was "playing" both Russia and the EU and clearly "miscalculated" the amount of support for the EU.
Ukraine demonstrators have vowed to hold round-the-clock protests as they called for the resignation of the government and president.
Steven Pifer, senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, says the Ukrainian president's options are getting "very narrow", as protests against his decision to call off a deal with the European Union continue.
ThyssenKrupp is selling its U.S. plant to two rivals in a long-awaited deal to help extricate the German steelmaker from an ill-fated boom-year expansion plan.
Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, says Ukraine was hoping for a better trade deal from the European Union.
Ukraine's rejection of a EU trade deal, was met with dismay. However, economic analysts said a move towards Russia and away from Europe could benefit Ukraine over the coming months.
Dubai flag carrier Emirates will buy more Airbus A380 superjumbos, the airline's chairman said at the opening of the Dubai Airshow.