Market attention for the last week of 2014 in Asia will likely fall on a private survey of the mainland's manufacturing activity.
Japan's financial regulator is testing regional banks to see how much earnings would suffer if long-term rates stay low.
China is seeking an agreement with the U.S. to target assets illegally taken out of China.
As gold finishes out a rocky year, its chart is heading toward critical development point, and gold may fall below $1,000.
The Hindenburg Omen, which proponents claim foretells a major market collapse, is back.
As the Aussie dollar hovers near four-year lows against the U.S. dollar, charts suggest further downside.