Apple announced Wednesday it was anticipating around $38 billion in repatriation tax payments. John Petrides of Point View Wealth Management weighs in.
Rob Brierley from RM Capital says commodity prices may weaken in the first quarter of 2018, which may weigh on the share price of BHP.
John Gorman from Nomura Securities says GDP numbers remain an important focus for most countries, including China.
S&P 500 earnings are expected to rise and the energy sector could prove to be a wild card, says John Augustine, CIO of Huntington Private Bank.
Instead of euro strength, INSEAD professor Antonio Fatas says European politics are what could potentially derail growth in the region.
Omar Slim at PineBridge Investments says markets in the regions are likely to be well-anchored as long as U.S. Treasury yields do not spike.
David Forrester, FX strategist at Credit Agricole, shares his views on moves in the dollar and the Federal Reserve's rate hike path.
Sanctions against the North are needed as bargaining chips in Korean Peninsula negotiations, says Byoung-Joo Kim, professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.
Hilary Kramer of GreenTech Research weighs in on the factors that spook investors and markets in the U.S..
D.R. Barton of MoneyMorning.com says Boeing is selling higher value planes even if Airbus takes a lead on overall numbers.
Barry Dawes of Martin Place Securities remains bullish on Rio Tinto shares for 2018 after Q4 production figures.
William Ma of Noah Holdings says that China's economy is doing great with the key risk a trade spat with the U.S.
Michael Every of Rabobank says the lion's share of China's trade surplus is with the U.S., making any trade disruption a concern.
Robert Smith of Vista Equity Partners is looking at the "ecosystem" of providing software and solutions for business challenges in the digital age.
Nizam Ismail of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing says regulation on cryptocurrencies in countries like Singapore is focused first on protecting small investors.
John Maxfield of the Motley Fool says there is an expectation among US bankers that the new Fed chief and other regulators may look to ease reporting burdens.
Mark Tinker of AXA Framlington Asia says China's policy goals are signposts for investing more so than an absolute GDP figure.
Takehiko Nakao of the Asian Development Bank says Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, are pulling ahead in growth.
Edmund Koh of UBS Wealth Management Asia Pacific says a program aimed at wealth management for women clients came out of studying investment and social goals.
Philip Dicken of Columbia Threadneedle say that while exporters previously gained on a weaker euro, overall growth in Europe now also lifts locally-focused firms.