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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 narrows in March

    The U.S. trade deficit shrunk in March as exports rebounded, a sign that U.S. growth may gain steam after a humdrum winter. The gap dropped 3.6% to $40.4 billion, down from $41.9 billion in February, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. After inflation...

    Free trade on steroids: The threat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

     Free trade on steroids: The threat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
    Many supporters of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, trade agreement are arguing that its fate rests on President Obama's bilateral talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan this week. If Japan and the United States can sort out...

    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...