Steve Wieting, Citi Private Bank Global Chief Strategist, says there is an underlying sense of optimism from companies. Carsten Brzeski, ING-DiBa Chief Economist, says Italy is still one of the laggards of the eurozone cycle. Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), Senate Finance Committee member, says Congress ought to readdress the legal purchasing age for rifles. Benn Steil, Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics, says President Trump may be losing sight of the immense power the U.S. has had via the use of soft power.