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Ahead of 2015's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the forum has released its 2015 global risk report. John Drzik, president of global risk and specialities at Marsh, says there will be a shift from economic risks to geopolitical and societal risks in 2015.
Ahead of Davos 2015, Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, says that emerging market financial crises and the dramatic fall in the price of oil should be eyed as risks in 2015.
Discussing the upcoming JPMorgan fourth-quarter earnings report, Gerard Cassidy, managing director & banking analyst at RBC Capital Markets, says trading revenue will be a key focus for the bank.
Will cheaper fuel cause consumers to spend more in the U.S. retail sector? Oliver Chen, senior analyst at Cowen and Company, says he thinks that luxury brands like Tiffany, rather than lower-end retail, will benefit from the fall in the price of oil.
Steve Almond, global chairman at Deloitte, says that business leaders need to be as focused "on people and purpose, as they are on products and profits," as millennials change the way they look for employment.
Simon Laing, head of U.S. equities at Invesco Perpetual, says that when low oil prices start to feed into consumer spending it will be positive for the U.S. economy.
Guy Foster, group head of research at Brewin Dolphin Wealth Management, discusses whether the European Court of Justice's backing of OMT (Outright Monetary Transactions) makes it easier for Mario Draghi to launch a quantitative easing program.
Gary Turner, managing director at cloud-based accounting platform Xero UK, explains why the company is seeking to capitalize on working from home, as behaviour shifts.
The European Court of Justice has backed the ECB's OMT (Outright Monetary Transactions) program. David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, says that it makes it more difficult for Germany to "throw a spanner into the works."
John Leahy, COO of Airbus, says the Airbus A350 is a "great aircraft" that's extremely fuel-efficient, and adds that he is "very proud" of the company's recent deals with Delta Airlines.
John Leahy, COO of Airbus, says his company does everything to ensure flight safety and describes plans to "eject the black box" if a plane is in trouble in order to find out what happened.
John Leahy, COO of Airbus, is optimistic on falling oil prices for the sector, saying it "definitely does help" the airline industry.
John Leahy, COO of Airbus, says he's not worried about a China slowdown and explains how his company plans to transport Chinese customers more efficiently between cities.
Russ Bendel, CEO of Habit Restaurants, says it hopes to open up to 28 stores in the U.S. in 2015, while the Middle East could see up to 50 chains in the next 7 years.
Discussing oil and volatility in U.S. equity markets, Chad Morganlander, portfolio manager at Stifel, discusses strategy and says investors should get used to oil at $45 per barrel.
After a poor performance in 2014, does bitcoin have a future in 2015? Simon Dixon, CEO and co-founder of BankToTheFuture.com, says it has a "lot of untapped value" and a significant way to go over the coming year.
Multinational businesses that do business overseas could feel a "drag" from the stronger dollar, says Ken Kamen, president of Mercadien Asset Management, but growing demand globally as oil prices drop could offset this later on.
Gareth Lewis-Davies, senior oil strategist at BNP Paribas, says that China is building up a strategic stock of oil, and that low prices provide a "good opportunity to dip into the market and accelerate purchases."
Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg, says we shouldn't be overly concerned about today's disappointing inflation data, as the U.K. is seeing a strengthening in its labour market, which should push up inflation.
Ahead of the European Central Bank meeting next week, Alessandro Tentori, head of developed markets rates strategy at Citi, says that ECB QE might be "too late and too little," and could displease markets.
Carolin Roth is co-anchor for Worldwide Exchange and based in London. Fluent in both German and English, she was previously CNBC's correspondent in Zurich.
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