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Economic Report: U.S. budget deficit widens to $208 billion in May

The U.S. ran a $208 billion deficit in May, a jump of 41% from a year ago, the Treasury Department said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. budget deficit widens to $234 billion in February

The federal government ran a budget deficit of $234 billion in February, the Treasury Department reported on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 22nd, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. budget deficit widens to fifth-highest ever, CBO reports

The U.S. budget deficit in August was $211 billion, nearly double the gap during the year-ago month, the Congressional Budget Office estimated late Monday.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 11th, 2018

Economic Report: Trade deficit widens in April as exports and imports drop

The U.S. trade deficit in goods widened slightly in April, rising to a seasonally adjusted $72.1 billion from $71.9 billion, the Commerce Department said Thursday in an “advanced” look at the data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 30th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. trade deficit in goods widens slightly in March to $71.4 billion

An advanced look at U.S. trade patterns in March showed a 0.7% increase in the trade gap in goods, the U.S. Census Bureau said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2019

Economic Report: Federal government’s August budget gap nearly doubles

The federal government’s August budget deficit was $214 billion, the Treasury Department reported Thursday, close to double what it was in the same month a year ago......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2018

Economic Report: Trade gap in August widens to six-month high as exports fall

The U.S. trade deficit in goods in August widened to a seasonally adjusted $75.8 billion, according to a preliminary report released by the Census Bureau that excludes services......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 27th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. budget deficit jumps to $779 billion

The U.S. recorded a $779 billion deficit in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, an increase of $113 billion, as spending climbed while revenue remained nearly flat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 15th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. budget deficit jumps to $205 billion in November

The U.S. ran a $205 billion deficit in November, a jump of $66 billion, or 48%, the Treasury Department announced Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. current account deficit widens to $124.8 billion in third quarter as imports surge

The current account deficit widened in the third quarter, the Commerce Department said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 19th, 2018

Economic Report: Federal budget deficit falls to $14 billion in December

The federal government ran a budget deficit of $14 billion in December, a drop of about $10 billion, or 42%, from the same month a year ago, the Treasury Department reported Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. trade deficit widens slightly in March even as gap with China falls to three-year low

The nation’s trade deficit rose slightly in March, but it continued to run below year-ago levels in a sign the gap might not weigh on the economy as heavily this year as it did in 2018. A chief reason: A smaller trade gap with China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. trade deficit sinks 15% at start of 2019 as China tensions disrupt flow of goods

The trade deficit sank almost 15% in January to a five-month low, largely reflecting a surge in soybean exports, falling oil prices and lower imports from China due to disruptions cause by U.S. tariffs. The deficit tumbled to $51.1 billion......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. trade deficit in goods drops in March for first time in seven months

The trade deficit in goods narrowed 10.3% to $68 billion, according to the government’s advanced report released Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2018

The deficit report card is in. Trillion dollars is now the new normal

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on Monday released its 10-year budget and economic outlook, and the news isn't good......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 9th, 2018

The deficit report card is in. Trillion dollars is now the new normal.

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on Monday released its 10-year budget and economic outlook, and the news isn't good......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 9th, 2018

Economic Report: Trade deficit falls to 6-month low of $49 billion

The trade deficit sank 15% in March to $49 billion to mark the lowest level in six months, but the decline is likely just temporary. The U.S. is on track to run another large trade gap in 2018 that exceeds the deficit in the prior year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. records largest ever-monthly budget surplus in April as individual tax receipts boom

The federal government saw the largest-ever monthly budget surplus in April as tax income surged, but remains headed for a higher deficit for the full fiscal year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. records largest-ever monthly budget surplus in April as individual tax receipts boom

The federal government saw the largest-ever monthly budget surplus in April as tax income surged, but remains headed for a higher deficit for the full fiscal year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2018

Calling China A Liar, Kudlow Says Beijing Offered To Reduce Trade Deficit By "At Least $200 Billion"

Trump's top economic advisor, Larry Kudlow (it's still a shock) did not get the memo that Beijing vocally denied last night's "fake news" report that it was ready to slash the US trade deficit .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 18th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. trade deficit falls to 7-month low as exports set fresh record

The U.S. trade deficit shrank 2.1% in April — before the Trump tariffs took effect — and tumbled to a seven-month low. But the gap is still on track to widen in 2018 to the highest level in a decade. The deficit declined to $46.2 billion in April......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2018