Willie Chan at Kim Eng Securities weighs in on the tighter capital control measures in China.
Daniel Kim at Macquarie Equities Research weighs in on Samsung's higher-than-expected Q4 profit forecast.
Samsung Electronics said its fourth-quarter operating profit likely rose 50 percent on-year.
Improved commodity prices and a weaker Australian dollar helped to drive the trade surplus, says Savanth Sebastian at CommSec.
Any changes made to the Affordable Care Act need to be paid for, says Marc Goldwein at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.
Rachel Ziemba at Roubini Global Economics weighs in on how tweets from the President-elect might affect emerging markets.
Asian markets opened mixed on Friday, with the Kospi the only index in the green and up by 0.30 percent.
The only thing certain for the Indian markets is uncertainty, says Neelkanth Mishra at Credit Suisse.
Patrick Basham at Democracy Institute says that the president-elect has to push back against the Russian hacking scandal for political reasons.
Chad Morganlander at Stifel talks about fiscal stimulus in the U.S. and in China, and how the yuan might be impacted.
China is unlikely to take trade diktats from President-elect Trump and instead use ample tools from multilateral trade rules to financial resources to fight back, an economist said.
The next step for virtual reality is to ditch its dependence on computers and make it more immersive for users.
Eswar Prasad at Cornell University says that even though the Chinese economy isn't firing on all cylinders, it is stabilizing.
Geoff Lewis at Manulife AM says that it is unlikely that a large devaluation is in store for the yuan.
Department retailers, like Macys, are feeling the heat because of services such as Amazon Prime, says Steven Ruggiero at R.W. Pressprich.
The PBOC wants yuan stability relative to the basket but a slightly weaker yuan relative to the dollar, says Eswar Prasad at Cornell University.
Tighter labor market conditions will result in the acceleration in wage growth for non-regular workers, says Hiromichi Shirakawa at Credit Suisse.
Geoff Lewis at Manulife AM says that he favors European equities more than U.S. equities.
Scott Darling at J.P. Morgan says that higher oil prices will result in greater U.S. shale oil production.
Todd Eberly at St. Mary's College weighs in on the GOP's attempt to repeal Obamacare.