trade deficit

A forklift is used to move shipping containers at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

So the trade deficit decreased. Is that good?

Nov 4, 2015
Not necessarily. Here's how the deficit reflects the full U.S. economy.
Posted In: trade deficit, currency, cheap oil

The trade deficit has widened to $41.9 billion

Jul 7, 2015
America tends to import more as the economy gets stronger.
Posted In: trade deficit, exports, manufacturing

Trade Deficits aren't good or bad, just weird

Nov 5, 2014
The hidden side of trade deficits.
Posted In: trade deficit, global economics

MID-DAY UPDATE: China announces trade deficit, Eurozone debt crisis escalates

Mar 10, 2011
A surprise from China today -- the country said it bought more goods from around the world than it sold. It's called a trade deficit. And China...
Posted In: bonds, China, Eurozone, Greece, mid-day update, PIMCO, spain, trade, trade deficit, treasury, unions, Wisconsin

iPhones flying off the shelves may not be so great for the U.S.

Dec 15, 2010
This final note today about the trade deficit. No, the numbers didn't come out today. That was a couple of weeks ago. But I saw an item in the Wall...
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MIDDAY UPDATE: Elizabeth Warren, trade deficit, Kinect

Dec 10, 2010
Today we were joined by Elizabeth Warren, special advisor for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Warren has been tasked with serving as the...
Posted In: Elizabeth Warren, kinect, Microsoft, mid-day update, trade deficit

MID-DAY UPDATE: Trade deficit widens in June...

Aug 11, 2010
... We're in debt and out of work -- why are we still gobbling imports? Economists underwhelmed by Fed's new plan What caused the flash crash? ...
Posted In: alternative energy, China, Federal Reserve, flash crash, flood, India, mid-day update, oil industry, solar power, spice traders, Toyota, trade deficit, unintended acceleration