Mitul Kotecha of TD Securities says the trend of protectionism around the world is not reversing. That means global trade will continue to be under pressure, he says.
Patrice Caine of Thales Group discusses offset, where companies operating in foreign markets transfer technology in order to win business. He says this is more of an opportunity than a constraint, and firms have to play by the rules of the country they are functioning in.
Diana Kelley of Microsoft explains why she says "air gapping" as a security measure may be less effective than connecting to the cloud.
The marketing industry is going to change more over the next five years than it has in the past 25 years and artificial intelligence will be a catalyst for that, says Mark Simpson of Acoustic.
Taimur Baig of DBS Group Research says there is a whole range of domestic demand-oriented and logistics-oriented companies in China issuing bonds that investors will find compelling.
Jay Jacobs of Global X Funds says a Fed rate cut will be challenging for banks, but the technology sector and energy pipeline companies could benefit.
Anthony Chukumba of Loop Capital says there's still a lot of room for Amazon to grow in North America and the rest of the world. He also discusses the possibility of the company disrupting another industry.
Gil Luria of D.A. Davidson & Co. explains why he says Alibaba could list on the Hong Kong market "relatively soon." He says the U.S.-China trade tensions could lead to further restrictions on the company's listing in New York.
Tensions between Japan and South Korea come as the U.S. and its trading partners are embroiled in a global trade war.
Oliver Tonby of McKinsey & Company discusses the ways Asian economies are changing, including in domestic consumption.
Hannah Anderson of J.P. Morgan Asset Management discusses trade disputes and the Chinese economy. She says China has already pulled out the "heavy artillery" when it comes to eocnomic stimulus.
Scott O'Neil of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment discusses sports in China. He says he expects ice hockey to join basketball at the top of the charts in the country.
Huawei is reportedly planning to lay off hundreds of employees in the U.S. Itamar Har-Even of Ion Pacific says he is "a little bit surprised" that Huawei is taking such action.
Sergi Lanau of Institute of International Finance says he's not especially concerned about corporate defaults in China. If anything, they are a sign that policy is going in the right direction and that there's some "cleansing" in the corproate sector, he says.
Ryan Bohl of Stratfor says the U.S. may be willing to extend some waivers or back off from further sanctions on Iran, but it's "very unlikely" for the U.S. to remove any sanctions as a precondition for negotiations.
Rodrigo Catril of National Australia Bank says the U.S. dollar tends to underperform when the Federal Reserve embarks on an easing cycle, and may struggle in the coming months.
Vishnu Varathan of Mizuho Bank discusses how China may provide stimulus to its economy. He says reserve requirement ratio cuts will be the first "port of call" for the country's monetary policy.
The findings by McKinsey and Company come amid a year-long tariff fight between the U.S. and China.
"I think it is certainly true that Donald Trump would like a weaker dollar. But I think that's really kind of short sighted," said Bob Baur, Chief Global Economist of Principal Global Investors on Friday.
Arun Sundararajan of New York University's Stern School of Business says part of the reason why France "jumped the gun" and passed a digital tax on U.S. technology companies could be the "Yellow Vest" protests.