China’s growing middle class are propping up sales of luxury goods, box-office receipts and soybeans.
Twitter and social media might even replace the role of press conferences for Donald Trump, says Candy Lee at Northwestern University.
Lourdes Casanova at Cornell University, Johnson School of Business, talks about the problems caused by the scrapping of the 100-bolivar bill.
Investors should remain cautious on the China markets, says Hao Hong at Bank of Communications International.
However, it remains a tricky year as inflation is rising while growth is declining, says Mark Jolley at CCB International Securities.
Soybean crops are expected to be good in the year ahead, says Ariel Haendler at Nidera Group.
Lukewarm sales and underwhelming experiences with VR mean a chilly outlook in 2017, says Phil Chen at Presence Capital.
China could be feeling out the incoming Trump administration on maritime issues, says Aaron Connelly at the Lowy Institute for International Policy.
The reflation trade is still going strong but U.S. debt is at an all-time high, says Fan Cheuk Wan at HSBC Private Bank.
Asian markets opened higher on Wednesday, with the ASX leading the gains.
Twitter isn't hitting the metrics it needs to, says Patrick Moorhead at Moor Insights & Strategy.
Higher ground network costs hit earnings this quarter, says David Campbell at Thompson, Davis & Company.
Nike's had a tough year but it has outperformed the rest of the S&P 500, says Eric Ervin at Reality Shares.
Jack Rice at Rice Law Office says that the recent attacks in Europe and Turkey need to be further investigated for links.
U.S. markets will be valued differently when GDP growth hits 3 to 3.5 percent, says Paul Dietrich at Fairfax Global Markets.
Air pollution in north China reached hazardous levels for the fourth straight day on Tuesday, highlighting the fallout from resurgent coal output.
Crude at $55 a barrel is the magic number for the oil and gas industry to turn around, Wood Mackenzie said in a new report released Monday.
Luggage-free travel, smart hotels and augmented reality could soon be a reality, says Abhiram Chowdhry at Hotels.com.
The transition to cleaner coal is also subject to interruptions, says Warren Gilman at CEF Holdings.
Beijing had been making progress on energy but economic pressures in recent months caused things to regress, says Lauri Myllyvirta at Greenpeace.