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  • U.S. trade gap widens as Americans buy more imports

    U.S. trade gap widens as Americans buy more imports
    The U.S. trade gap widened to its highest level in two years as Americans purchased more imported goods and exports slowed, the U.S. Commerce Department reported Wednesday. 
  • Economy showing improvement, Fed 'beige book' survey shows

    A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy strengthening over the last two months in areas that include manufacturing, construction, retail sales and bank lending. Seven of the Fed's 12 regions — Boston, New York, Richmond, Chicago,...

    U.S. trade deficit plunges in June to lowest level since late 2009

    U.S. trade deficit plunges in June to lowest level since late 2009
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly plunged in June to its lowest level since late 2009 as exports jumped to a record high, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. A decrease in imports, particularly crude oil, also helped the deficit drop...

    U.S. trade deficit jumps 13% in July

    U.S. trade deficit jumps 13% in July
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. trade deficit jumped by 13% in July after hitting a more than three-year low the previous month, as the nation imported more goods, such as crude oil, and exports fell, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. The increase in the...

    Arts Index report sees hope despite fourth straight drop in 2011

    Arts Index report sees hope despite fourth straight drop in 2011
    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. The health of the arts in the United States worsened for a fourth straight year during 2011, according to the latest National Arts Index report, released this week by the advocacy group...