Kevin Hassett, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, suggested Goldman Sachs may be slanting its economic research to help Democrats ahead of the midterm elections.
Trump on Venezula
Trump released a statement to say the USA will use "the full weight of United States economic and diplomatic power to press for the restoration of Venezuelan democracy."
"He doesn’t take any of this seriously," Kerry said during a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Brazil's newly-elected populist President Jair Bolsonaro will take center stage at the World Economic Forum (WEF) next week.
Democratic megadonor Bernard Schwartz says he's had private dinners and meetings with House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and other party officials to propose a unified economic policy platform for 2020.
Beijing policymakers will also keep liquidity "reasonably ample."
This is the full text of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech on Wednesday at The Economic Club of New York:
Navarro, who spoke to CNBC's Joe Kernen on "Squawk Box," is known for his hawkish economic stances on China.Read more about this at cnbc.com.
The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea declared the end of a two decades-long war Monday, and announced a raft of agreements which could boost economic growth in the East Africa region.Read more about this at cnbc.com.
Uncertainty is the new normal. The global economic order stands threatened, peace agreements are being torn apart, old alliances are under stress, and new ones are still very tentative to make an impact. There’s chaos, but not a breakdown just yet. Patterns of larger change are visible, of the sort