As Revolutionary Guards Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was honored at home, Iran built new trade ties with Iraq and Syria to counter U.S. sanctions.
The Fed has often been the target of criticism from the Trump administration, and toward the end of last year, the president had reportedly discussed firing Powell.
"Italy knows exactly what policies serve its own interests and it can make its decisions independently," China said, as Rome contemplates joining Beijing's One Belt, One Road initiative.
The overall trade deficit has risen to a record $891.2 billion, the highest in the country's 243-year history.
Trump's economic rating was the highest among the 14 domestic and foreign issues assessed in the poll.
President Donald Trump's oldest daughter told Fox News that most Americans don't want the "guaranteed minimum" income in Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal.
"The share of total U.S. agricultural exports to China in value terms is projected to be 6 percent, down sharply, with China falling from the top market in 2017 to fifth place," USDA Chief Economist Robert Johansson said.
Interest payments on the national debt will soon surpass spending on education and health care.
Federal policy is a logical place to start, but state policymakers are missing a key opportunity if they don't join this national conversation.
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"The trade war has been very damaging for the U.S. agricultural economy," David MacLennan, chief executive of U.S. food and agricultural giant Cargill, said in Davos Wednesday. "The longer this goes on, the worse it is."
The 2019 report found that, while declining ratings "might be signs that President Donald Trump's strategy on the world stage may not be working," the U.S. still leads in military power.
The Chinese president warned that "many domestic and foreign forces" are trying to "cultivate opponents of the government."
The predictions see drastic change within the global ranking of largest economies over the next decade.
Family-owned midwestern businesses are being forced to pursue moving to Mexico to avoid tariffs levied in President Donald Trump's trade war.
"There are a heck of a lot of U.S. companies that have a lot of sales in China that are basically going to be watching their earnings be downgraded." Things will continue this way, "until we get a deal with China, It's not going to be just Apple," he said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said that "China's reforms will never stop and its doors will only open ever wider."
Just as tensions with the U.S. were heating up on Earth, the Chang'e-4 probe was set to conduct the first soft landing in history on the dark side of the moon.
"They take the remains out to the ground. A skull is worth something, each finger is worth something, a hand is worth something else."
According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates, West Virginia lost about 0.5 percent of its population between July 2017 and July 2018. The United States, meanwhile, gained about the same percentage of people overall.
As Trump continues to tweet and rant against the Federal Reserve and its chairman, he's setting off further market losses and damaging the global economy, said former senior economic officials.