Feb 13, 2013 In last night's State of the Union address, President Obama proposed new trade talks with the EU. How are leaders in Europe reacting?
Feb 8, 2013 The nation’s trade deficit plunged in December, likely giving the U.S. economy an unexpected boost to round out the year.
Feb 8, 2013 Other countries may not be buying as much of our stuff, but our buying more of theirs is an indication of consumer strength.
Jan 11, 2013 New data for the month of November show the U.S. trade deficit has hit its widest point in seven months -- but could that be a good thing?
Jan 9, 2013 The U.S. is importing less oil, and that will continue into next year. The Energy Information Administration expects the lowest oil import levels in 25 years.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 21, 2012 A tense contract negotiation could end in a strike for East Coast longshoremen.
Dec 5, 2012 A deal has been reached to end an eight day strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which handle almost half of all the cargo that arrives by sea in this country.
Dec 4, 2012 The disease could wipe out a third of Britain's forest, and landowners and tree growers could lose tens of millions.
Peter van Dyk
Aug 22, 2012 After nearly two decades of negotiations, Russia is now officially a member of the World Trade Organization. It's an economic boon for Russia.
Aug 7, 2012 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in South Africa this morning along with other U.S. leaders. Among them, the head of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, which has just announced a $2 billion loan to South Africa. That's to help the country fund green energy projects with U.S. companies.