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Ed Balls, opposition Chancellor of the Exchequer in the U.K. Labour party says he won't "throw in the towel" on Scottish voters.
Filippo Alloatti, senior credit analyst at Hermes Fund Managers, discusses Lloyds bank and Royal Bank of Scotland's earnings.
The Conservatives say they won't cut tax credits or child benefits - something Ed Balls, opposition Chancellor of the Exchequer, disputes.
Patrick Spencer, vice-chairman of equities at Baird, says that Apple is "on to a winner" with its new Apple Watch.
Mike Scialla of Stifel forecasts oil will continue to climb and says that the previous downturn was due to a combination of supply growth in the U.S. and slack demand worldwide.
Simon Quijano-Evans, head of EM research at Commerzbank, says he wouldn't be surprised if the Russian Central Bank cut rates by 250 basis points or more, talking ahead of the announcement.
Goldman Sachs' Peter Oppenheimer agrees that April's euro zone inflation data is a good sign for equity investors, and expects economic activity to pick up with the impact of asset purchasing by the ECB.
Peter Oppenheimer of Goldman Sachs says Wednesday's U.S. GDP data was "distorted" by weather conditions, but growth will pick up in Q2.
Toca Boca makes digital toys. CEO, Bjorn Jeffery says that what sets it apart is making digital toys rather than games and steering away from competition and gender-based products.
With many airlines reporting results on Thursday, John Strickland, director at JLS Consulting, talks about Airbus and says many companies are only seeing limited benefits from the fall in the oil price.
In Birmingham, UK, CNBC's Wilfred Frost talks about the latest results from the U.K. pre-election polls.
Henry Dixon, portfolio manager at GLG, says that after the disappointing U.S. GDP results, it was interesting that the bond market sold off quite aggressively.
Tony Dwyer, equity strategist at Canaccord Genuity, says he agrees that investors are fearful of the upcoming U.S. GDP data.
Erin Lash, senior equity analyst of consumer packaged goods at Morningstar, says factors including commodity cost headwinds have impacted Kraft earnings.
How are investors positioning themselves ahead of U.S. GDP data? Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management, weighs in.
Nathan Harding, CEO and co-founder of Ekso Bionics, says the company has produced what is essentially a wearable robot that helps retrain anyone to walk.
Thomas Harr, global head of FICC research at Danske Bank, says the latest policy decision by Sweden's Riksbank is an "interesting move."
Andrew Hilton, director of CSFI, says that having talked to City professionals, an overwhelming amount admit that they would vote to stay in the euro zone.
Arndt Ellinghorst, head of automotive research at ISI Group, says that Volkswagen's chairman, Ferdinand Piech, has done a "great job," but now it's time for a change at Volkswagen.
Charles Diebel, head of macro strategy at Aviva Investors, says that if policymakers are "embracing the unconventional", the European Central Bank will continue to buy bonds.