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Manufactured Exports Lag Obama's Goal by Record Margin in June


Last week the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced that the U.S. trade deficit fell by $3.1 billion to $44.1 billion.  It was the second monthly decline in a row, but there’s little evidence of a long-term improving trend.   396 more words


Diamonds are the US trade deficit's best friend

The US trade deficit was expected to increase marginally in June. Today the US Census Bureau reported just the opposite; it shrank $3.2 billion to $41.5 billion—the lowest level since January 2014. 126 more words

Adoption of new QE program by FOMC

The FOMC unveiled a new type of QE program, as Operation Twist expires by end of 2012. The new program sees the Fed buying US$ 45 billion of long-term treasury bonds while continuing the purchase of US$ 40 billion… 744 more words


Trade Deficit in Manf'd Goods Worsens Again in May


I’m still catching up from last week.  On Thursday the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced that the trade deficit in May moderated slightly to $44.4 billion.   322 more words


Excluding Oil, The US Trade Deficit Has Never Been Worse

By Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge

Remember when in January 2010 Obama promised that he should double US exports in five years in a bid to collapse the US trade deficit? 1,512 more words