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  • Why the ECB has a difficult job ahead

    Negative yields signal concerns about deflationary risks and could add to the difficulty of the European Central Bank's bond-buying program, says Mitul Kotecha, head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays.

  • This expert is 'encouraged' by global easing wave

    Simon Warner, head of Global Fixed Income at AMP Capital, says the increase in monetary stimulus will pave the way for better growth through 2015.

  • Wall Street's bad day is just 'noise': Pro

    Sandy Lincoln, chief market strategist at BMO Asset Management, says the pullback in U.S. stocks may be "noise." He adds that the market still offers good opportunities.

  • Visitors look at exhibits in the Amber Room in Catherine's Palace, near St. Petersburg, in Russia.

    A group is digging through a German city for the Amber Room, a chamber of treasures believed lost since 1941. NBC News reports.

  • Bullish on US stocks? This expert says 'YES'

    Jack Bouroudjian, chief investment officer at Index Financial Partners, says reasons to be optimistic on Wall Street include "Yellen, energy and stability."

  • Scoopi Black Diamond ice cream

    The "Black Diamond" ice cream features edible gold flakes and black truffles served in a Versace bowl.

  • Who's buying Japanese shares? Speculators, lunatics: Pro

    Paul Gambles, co-Founder of MBMG Group, explains why he thinks only "speculators and lunatics" are investing in Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index.

  • In this picture released by the Iranian Tasnim news agency on Feb. 25, 2015, a replica of a U.S. aircraft carrier is exploded by the Revolutionary Guard's speedboats during large-scale naval drills near the entrance of the Persian Gulf, Iran.

    During war games, Iran state TV shows missiles hitting a full-scale model of U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. USA Today reports.

  • How monetary policies will move China stocks

    Talib Sheikh, portfolio manager in Global Investment Management Solutions, JP Morgan Asset Management, discusses the outlook for Chinese equities. He adds that he prefers going long Japanese shares.

  • What negative bond yields mean for investors

    Ben Sy, head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities, Asia at JP Morgan Private Bank, discusses how investors should navigate bond markets where yields are trading in negative territory.

  • Wall Street flat as Greek debt talks drag on

    Todd Horwitz, chief strategist at Bubba Trading, says U.S stocks have stalled recently due to the Greek crisis and renewed Ukraine tensions, but stock futures suggest that markets now believe a Greece deal is in place.

  • Is QE enough to save Europe?

    At the G-20 summit, Joe Oliver, finance minister of Canada, says that quantitative easing is not enough to fix Europe's problems, and a compromise must be struck in the Greek debt negotiations

  • Russia-Ukraine crisis to weigh on stocks: Pro

    Uwe Parpart, managing director & head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets, says the threat of an escalation in Russia-Ukraine tensions will weigh on European stocks this week.

  • HSBC calls end of commodity supercycle

    Babak Kiani, Head of Portfolio Management for Multi-Asset at HSBC, says slowing global growth is one of the reasons why the commodity supercycle is coming to an end.

  • Don't forget how good US earnings are: Pro

    Dan Greenhaus, Chief Global Strategist at BTIG, says markets have more or less remained positive on the back of largely positive earnings results.

  • Why the BOE will put rates on hold this year

    Mark McFarland, gobal chief economist at Coutts, does not expect a rate hike in the U.S. amid a weak labor market, and disinflation feeding through from falling oil prices and a soft euro.

  • This is why stocks are rallying

    Mark Tinker, head of AXA Framlington Asia, attributes the stock rallies in Australia and Europe to a re-pricing according to declines in the local currencies, instead of market optimism.

  • All systems go for US stocks? Maybe not yet: Pro

    David Malpass, president of Encima Global, says the outlook for U.S. equities this year remains dependent on the domestic economy, which has seen patchy data this week.

  • Lamy: 'TTIP is a long haul negotiation'

    Pascal Lamy, former director-general at the World Trade organization from September 2006-August 2013, discuss the challenges for the world's biggest-ever free trade deal, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

  • 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.

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