Brazil's new administration needs to do more on the fiscal policy front to help anchor inflation, says Roubini Global Economics's Rachel Ziemba.
Asian markets opened weaker on Thursday following Wall Street's lower close.
Europe is like a sumptuous buffet for Chinese investments, while China is still four dishes and soup, says Joerg Wuttke from EU Chamber of Commerce, China
The Fed will likely have to push the fed funds rate below -2 percent in the next recession, says Carnegie Mellon University's Marvin Goodfriend.
REITs are the better bet in the hunt for yield amid a global environment of negative interest rates, says U.S. Global Investors' Frank Holmes.
Apple's Irish tax bill could top $20 billion if it does not succeed in overturning an European Commission ruling, says expert.
China's canola dispute with Canda will be a sticking point in bilateral ties and free-trade negotiations, says Brock University's Charles Burton.
ICBC will continue showing strength on the bad debt front, but the situation for the overall sector is set to worsen in H2, says Nomura's Sophie Jiang.
The emphasis is now on what governments can do with fiscal policy, as seen from EU's tax ruling on Apple, says Taurus Wealth Advisors' Rainer Michael Preiss.
NYU School of Law's Daniel Shaviro reckons the ruling was a combination of both European Union-U.S. and European Union-Ireland political factors.
Asean's goal of a single market and production base still has to contend with non-tariff barriers and weak infrastructural links in some member states.
China wants to invest in semiconductors because it manufactures only up to 15 percent of its domestic demand, says Bain & Company Partner Florian Hoppe.
Apple is still leading in the smartwatch market, but this segment remains unimpressive in terms of sales and volume, notes Enderle Group's Rob Enderle.
Financial sectors, which would be the biggest beneficiaries of a Fed rate hike, are leading the way, says BMO Private Bank's Jack Ablin.
Asian shares were mixed early on Wednesday, with Japanese markets up more than 0.7 percent.
Japan's July industrial output was flat on-month, but still fell from a year ago as the yen strength remained a headwind, says PNC's William Adams.
Apple's $14 billion Irish tax bill is subjected to interest penalties which could push it up to $20 billion, says independent economist Seamus Coffey.
Investors should get in on small cap stocks, because large cap stocks will start to underperform, says James Advantage Funds' Barry James.
AirAsia's Q2 earnings were strong and the airline is poised for better results in the second half, says Nomura Aviation Analyst Ahmad Maghfur Usman.
Samsonite's first-half interim profit fell 11 percent on-year but the recent Tumi acquisition should brighten results ahead, Chairman Tim Parker said.
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