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  • Brazil posts first trade deficit in seven months

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil posted a trade deficit of $939 million in September, its first monthly deficit after six straight positive results this year, government data showed on Wednesday. The median forecast of 12 analysts surveyed by Reuters was for...
  • Foreign banks resist losses on Spanish motorway rescue

    MADRID (Reuters) - Foreign banks are dragging out a 2.3 billion euro ($3 billion) rescue plan for bankrupt Spanish motorways, seeking better terms to recoup more of the money they lent the nine toll road companies, three sources said. Under the plan, the...
  • Germany on defensive as criticism of economic course mounts

    By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble put on a brave face at the end of IMF meetings in Washington this weekend, dismissing suggestions that Berlin had come under pressure to shift its economic course as "spin...
  • Oak Ridge erases deficit in victory at Ocoee

    Oak Ridge erases deficit in victory at Ocoee
    Tyrek Tisdale threw and ran for a touchdown, both from 40 yards, as No. 6 Oak Ridge (6-1, 4-0 in 7A-4) rallied from a 10-point, first-quarter deficit and beat host Ocoee (1-5, 1-2) 22-10. Tisdale threw for 221 yards and ran for 81 for the Pioneers. ┬┐Oak...
  • Baylor erases 3-TD deficit in 4th quarter vs. TCU

    The Sports Xchange Baylor erases 3-TD deficit in 4th quarter vs. TCU WACO, Texas -- A lesson to anyone else who faces Baylor this season: Don't let up on the Bears. Baylor erased a 21-point deficit in a heartbeat of the fourth quarter as the fifth-...
  • UK construction output slumps in August, lower imports help trade gap

    LONDON (Reuters) - British construction fell sharply in August, adding to signs of a slowdown in other areas of the economy, official figures showed on Friday. Separate figures showed Britain's goods trade deficit narrowed in August as imports fell...
  • Eurogroup head proposes new growth deal for Europe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of euro zone finance ministers proposed on Friday a new growth deal for Europe which would reward governments reforming their economies with cheap European funds for investment and leeway on budget deficit targets....
  • Europe growth pact floated as euro zone recession fears mount

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Heeding global calls for action to shore up Europe's sagging economy, euro zone's top finance official proposed a new growth pact on Friday to break a policy logjam and spur reforms by rewarding countries with cheap funds and leeway...
  • Lehigh County budget includes late-night tax cut

    Lehigh County budget includes late-night tax cut
    As Wednesday night turned into Thursday morning, weary Lehigh County commissioners put their finishing touches on a proposed 2015 budget — an amendment reducing taxes by $1.25 million. The move came after they considered nearly two dozen...
  • With eye on deficit, Lehigh County commissioners turn to employee pay

    Lehigh County commissioners, looking to cull a $5.5 million deficit, directed their scalpel at employee wages Wednesday with measures combining cuts, caps and incentives. Four of nearly two dozen budget amendments up for a vote target nonunion employee...
  • Patrick says a hard but careful look at Pentagon spending could help close budget gap

    Defense spending -- and particularly the way the Pentagon buys things -- needs a sharp eye, says Suzanne Patrick, the Democrat who is challenging Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, in November. But funding a powerful blue-water Navy is a priority,...