Steven Koch, deputy mayor of Chicago, says close economic and business ties between Chicago and China are set to continue.
Kendall Fells, national organizing director of Fight for $15, talks about how the movement has generated $62 billion more in wages for workers in the U.S.
Dan Murphy looks at the implications of Donald Trump's energy policies, which aim for total U.S. energy independence.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye's latest apology is a stalling tactic, says Sung-Yoon Lee at The Fletcher School, Tufts University.
JP Morgan's Jahangir Aziz discusses dollar strength and U.S. yields and the impact on emerging markets.
Asian markets opened mixed with the Tokyo and Seoul in the green, but the ASX down by 0.17 percent.
MUFG Union Bank's Chris Rupkey discusses a sharp rise in U.S. consumer confidence to pre-financial crisis levels.
Chances are OPEC will reach an output cut deal in Vienna, says Citigroup's Tim Evans, even as the difficulties involved in working out terms remain.
Proposed changes in the U.S. corporate tax rate and less regulation mean more room to run for markets, says Ariel Investments' Charles Bobrinskoy.
FreeCharge CEO Govind Rajan says digital cash transaction volumes have jumped nearly ten times since Narendra Modi's to swap currency notes.
The PBOC is actually letting the yuan move a lot more freely now, says CCB International Securities' Mark Jolley.
Invesco's Bernhard Langer explains that factor investing has gained popularity because of the current macro-environment, change in regulations and lower costs.
Dollar strength could lead to a period of sustained yen weakness that could raise inflation in Japan, says Pinebridge Investments' Markus Schomer.
There is a growing number of consumers who seek to do good with purchases, says Chicago Fair Trade's Katherine Bissell Cordova.
Asia markets were softer on Tuesday, with the Nikkei down 0.41 percent as the dollar/yen hovers below 112, while Kospi and ASX trade near flat.
A widespread repeal of the Dodd-Frank Act isn't likely, says Kevin Nixon from Deloitte's Center for Regulatory Strategy.
Asia should ultimately benefit from stronger U.S. growth, explains Binay Chandgothia, MD and portfolio manager at Principal Global Investors.
The quality of jobs in Japan is more important than the unemployment rate. says Sayuri Shirai from Keio University and a former BoJ policy board member.
In-house disputes made public on Trump's cabinet choices undermines his managerial credibility, notes David Goodfriend from Goodfriend Government Affairs.
The U.S. market rally will keep rolling if Trump cuts taxes, reduces regulation and creates jobs, says Bill Smith from Gray Wolf Capital Management.