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  • RBA will cut rates, but by how much?

    To surprise the market, the Australian central bank will need to announce a 50-basis-point interest rate cut, says Daniel Tenengauzer, head of Global FX & EM Strategy at Royal Bank of Canada.

  • Workers build a heliport on top of the BBVA Bancomer office tower in Mexico City, Dec. 10, 2014.

    Government bond yields in some emerging market countries will receive a bump from cheap oil, a fixed income manager said.

  • Tracking the rise of volatility

    Jeff Carbone, Founder and Senior Partner at Cornerstone Financial Partners, says the divergence in central bank policies will likely fuel more volatility in financial markets.

  • US official: TPA will facilitate TPP progress

    Stefan Selig, U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, explains how the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) will help to speed up the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade talks.

  • A man pushes his tricycle taxi with a U.S flag on a street in Havana December 18, 2014.

    NY's Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to announce a trade mission to the Caribbean island, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

  • Low oil prices are unsustainable: Citi

    Steven Wieting, Global Chief Investment Strategist at Citi Private Bank, says current prices of crude oil are at "un-sustainably low levels" that will "create great distress."

  • Tracking new trends in sovereign wealth funds

    Patrick Thomson, Global Head of Sovereigns at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, says sovereign wealth funds are moving away from traditional reserve assets to invest in other asset classes such as real estate.

  • Oil rout sparking fears of credit event: Pro

    Jim Awad, Managing Director of Plimsoll Mark Capital, attributes the declines in global stock markets to the fear of a credit event occurring due to the unprecedented slide in oil prices.

  • World Bank: 'Cautiously optimistic about recovery'

    Ayhan Kose , Director of Development Prospects, World Bank, says global growth may be slow this year amid major downside risks like the rise of U.S. interest rates and volatility in commodity markets.

  • Bill Richardson

    After the hack of the U.S Central Command's social media sites, former diplomat Bill Richardson says the U.S. needs a cybersecurity policy.

  • How to position for more volatility this year

    Apart from stocks, Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered, recommends that investors look at diversified income assets, as 2015 may bring more volatility compared to last year.

  • After a long day of rapidly changing information, U.S. counterterrorism officials told NBC News Wednesday night that they cannot be certain what the status is of the three suspects in the Paris attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.

  • A man pushes his tricycle taxi with a U.S flag on a street in Havana December 18, 2014.

    China has increasing economic clout in Cuba, but better U.S. relations could change that——and more——for the island.

  • A visitor walks beneath a display at the Athens Stock Exchange, Oct. 15, 2014.

    Germany believes that the euro zone can cope with a Greece exit if that proved to be necessary, according to a report.

  • A European Union flag, left, and Greek national flag fly near the Parthenon temple on Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece.

    International Capital Strategies' David Gordon also predicts a tough 2015 for Europe.

  • Blurred hand and fingerprint

    Hacker Jan Krisller demonstrated his ability to replicate a fingerprint using a high-resolution photo at a conference this weekend.

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the opening keynote at the Facebook f8 conference in San Francisco, April 30, 2014.

    Facebook has laid a foundation for entering China, but it could morph its product depending on what the Chinese government will allow.

  • Oil

    Standard & Poor's has downgraded the ratings outlook for some European oil companies as prices continue their slide.

  • Who needs expensive imported lipstick when you have beetroot?

    A Russian politician is advising women to use beetroot instead of expensive imported lipstick.

  • Is Russia'a bear just want a 'stuffed animal'?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says that other countries perceive Russia as a country which should just "sit quietly", rather than try and maintain its sovereignty and independence.

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