Paul Smith at the CFA Institute talks about Carl Icahn's appointment to the Trump administration and the value of banking regulation.
Brett McGonegal at Capital Link International says that markets will experience volatility leading up to Inauguration Day.
Asian markets opened mixed on Thursday, with the Nikkei the only index in the red and down by 0.22 percent.
Chris Boian at the UN Refugee Agency talks about the ongoing evacuations in Aleppo and the challenges in dealing with the humanitarian crisis.
Kathy Bostjancic at Oxford Economics weighs in on the impact of expected interest rate hikes on U.S. housing market and mortgages.
Investors are still underweight equities but this is likely to change, says Eric Marshall at Hodges Funds.
Demand and supply problems are likely to cap the run-up in oil prices, says Richard Martin at IMA Asia.
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.