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Stage is Set for Next Recession*

The economy has been riding a crest as of lately. It should. Since the last recession began in 2008, between deficit spending by the federal government and monetary expansion by the Federal Reserve, over $10 trillion has been pumped into the economy. 748 more words

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

www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/2014/pdf/trad0614.pdf

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

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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