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April 2, 2015

Stocks gapped up at the open but quickly pared gains. The Dow and SPX are currently flat. Gainers are led by telecom and consumer discretion. Small caps are outperforming, but biotechs are down yet again. 374 more words

Trade Deficit in Manufactured Goods Soars to New Record

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/2015/pdf/trad1214.pdf

The trade deficit news, released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis this morning (see the above link) couldn’t have been much worse.  The headline number was bad enough.  215 more words

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Exports Lag Obama's Goal by Record Margin in November

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/2015/pdf/trad1114.pdf

As reported by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (see above link), the overall trade deficit contracted by $3.25 billion in November, due entirely to a drop in oil imports. 376 more words

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October Rise in Manufactured Exports Hints at What's Possible with a Change in Trade Policy

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/tradnewsrelease.htm

Exports of U.S. manufactured goods rose by $3.5 billion in November to a record level of $115.4 billion.  Unfortunately, imports of manufactured goods offset much of that increase, rising $1.8 billion.  239 more words

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December 5, 2014

Stocks gapped up at the open on a better than expected jobs report. The Dow and SPX are up 56 pts & .17%, respectively. The VIX Index is down under 12. 421 more words

Trade Deficit in Manufactured Goods Soars to New Record in September

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/trade/2014/pdf/trad0914.pdf

As announced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis this morning, the overall trade deficit rose by $3.0 billion to $43.0 billion in September, driven entirely by a steep rise in the deficit in manufactured goods – which rose by $3.9 billion to $52.1 billion – a new record.   414 more words

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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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