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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

U.S. Balance of Trade in Manufacturing in Free-Fall

The April trade report, released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis yesterday, was about as bad as it gets.  It jumped by $3.0 billion to $47.2 billion, its worst level in two years.   242 more words