Shawn Henry, president & chief security officer of Crowdstrike, says companies have to attempt to anticipate cyberattacks rather than just react.
Jeff Green, CEO of The Trade Desk, says Asia is a major focus for online advertising globally with China alone a potential jackpot.
Michael Cucek, adjunct professor at Temple University Japan, says Japan's proportional voting system could send a message on the depth of support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a 2 percent to 3 percent growth rate in the next 15 years would be welcome as the country looks to build the "quality of life" and compete with other cities.
David Schiegoleit, senior vice president and MD, U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management, says U.S. large cap stocks valuations are looking stretched and it's time to look at small caps.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said a state visit to Washington next week will include signing a deal for Singapore Airlines to buy more planes from Boeing as well as wide talks with President Donald Trump and Congress.
Jacob Kirkegaard, research fellow, Peterson Institute for Economic Research, says Britain has to show it will move forward on exit payments before entering a second phase of talks with the EU on Brexit.
Yoon Ng, director, Broadridge Financial Solutions, says China's economic reforms will include more foreign companies and managers, but investors will have to pay close attention to what the government "actually wants to do."
Saumsung's voice assistant, Bixby 2.0, will be available on TVs and smart fridges and also will allow third party app developers to make better use of the software, says Bob O'Donnell of Technalysis Research.
U.S. stocks are not overvalued still have room to rally despite the likelihood of a pullback, making it too early for investors to get out, says Hugh Johnson of Hugh Johnson Advisors.
Machines will soon "make payments" and "act as agents" on behalf of consumers, but adoption of that new technology could be hindered by worries over security, says Phil Pomford of Worldpay.
Michael Hirson, director Asia Practice, Eurasia Group, says Xi Jinping will turn his attention to economic reforms in the next five years after political consolidation.
Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman, minister of foreign affairs, Qatar, tells CNBC the U.S. has consistently called for dialogue to end a diplomatic standoff between Qatar and key Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia.
Although firms are likely to beat earnings expectations due to low forecasts, earnings growth is likely to decelerate, says Steve Cucchiaro, president and CIO of 3EDGE.
Andy Lipow, president, Lipow Associates, says there is a delicate process between Iraq and the Kurdish semi-autonomous region that aims to keep the oil flowing even as tensions over control grow.
David Lennox, resource analyst, Fat Prophets, says Rio Tinto will continue to mull asset sales outside of core areas like iron ore, with copper and aluminum in focus.
David Kretzman, analyst, the Motley Fool, says he's impressed at the penetration of Netflix in markets like Brazil and plans for expansion internationally.
Lindsey Bell, CFRA Research, remains upbeat on tech stocks for this earnings season, suggesting the sector could far outpace the broader S&P 500.
Societe Generale reduced its rating on Citigroup to sell from hold, citing deteriorating credit trends and increased loan loss provisions.
Tao Zhang, deputy MD, IMF, says China's economy is making the transition to consumer-led growth, but attention needs to be paid to credit trends.