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Trade deficit in goods narrowed sharply in February, advanced data show

The U.S. trade deficit in goods narrowed 9.1% in February, according to the Commerce Department's advanced estimate released Thursday. The gap in goods narrowed to $59.9 billion in Feb.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

China"s February trade surplus with U.S. narrows sharply to $14.72 billion

China's trade surplus with the United States narrowed to $14.72 billion in February, from $27.3 billion in January, customs data showed on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 8th, 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

Economic Report: U.S. trade deficit in goods narrows unexpectedly in May

The trade deficit in goods narrowed 3.7% to $64.8 billion in May, according to the government’s advanced report released Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 27th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. trade deficit in goods narrows in May

The trade deficit in goods narrowed 3.7% to $64.8 billion in May, according to the government’s advanced report released Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 27th, 2018

U.S. Trade Deficit in Goods Widened to $72.2 Billion in July

A preliminary report showed the deficit widened last month to $72.2 billion from $67.9 billion in June. The gap had narrowed slightly from February to May but now appears to have widened two months in a row......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 28th, 2018

U.S. capital goods orders, trade data temper third-quarter growth forecasts

New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods fell in August after four straight months of strong gains and the goods trade deficit widened sharply, prompting some economists to significantly lower their economic growth estimates for the third quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 27th, 2018

U.S. trade deficit narrows in January; exports, imports fall

The U.S. trade deficit narrowed more than expected in January as imports declined, and further decreases are likely as the coronavirus outbreak disrupts the flow of goods and services......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 6th, 2020

Advanced U.S. trade deficit in goods jumps 8.5% in December to $68.3B

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 29th, 2020

US Trade Deficit Crashes To Smallest Since Trump Elected

US Trade Deficit Crashes To Smallest Since Trump Elected The U.S. trade balance (deficit) narrowed in November to the smallest in three years as exports advanced amid a thaw in the trade war with China, w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 7th, 2020

US construction spending unexpectedly falls in October

The report came on the heels of recent upbeat October data on the goods trade deficit, housing and manufacturing that led economists to boost their gross domestic product estimates for the fourth quarter......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 2nd, 2019

U.S. goods trade deficit narrows sharply in October

The U.S. goods trade deficit fell sharply in October as both exports and imports declined, pointing to a continued reduction in trade flows that has been blamed on the Trump administration' "America First" policy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 26th, 2019

Trump vowed to shrink the trade gap, yet it keeps growing

WASHINGTON — The overall United States trade deficit continued to widen in the first nine months of 2019, data released Tuesday morning show, defying a Trump administration plan to try to.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 5th, 2019

Wall Street Week Ahead: Data will show damage of tariffs, strong dollar on U.S. goods exporters

It's no longer a probability, it's a reality: the escalating U.S.-China trade war and the strengthening dollar appear to be inflicting measurable damage on U.S. goods makers that rely on global markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 27th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. trade deficit in goods widens slightly in August

The advanced trade deficit in goods widened 0.5% to $72.8 billion in August, the Commerce Department said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. trade deficit in goods narrows in July on stronger exports

The U.S. trade deficit in goods narrows in July, the Commerce Department said Thursday in an “advanced” look at the data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 29th, 2019

Is Trump Losing The Trade War?

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, As the trade deficit continues to widen and President Donald Trump ramps up his rhetoric on China, one thing is for certain: the data points show that the Unite.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 7th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. trade deficit in goods narrows in June

The nominal goods trade deficit narrowed 1.2 % to $74.2 billion in June, the Commerce Department said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 25th, 2019

U.S. trade, services industry data underscore slowing economy

The U.S. trade deficit jumped in May and trade tensions between the United States and China helped drive activity in the services sector to a two-year low in June, further signs that economic growth slowed sharply in the second quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 3rd, 2019

U.S. trade, services industry data point to slowing economy

The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, overshadowing a broad rise in exports......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 3rd, 2019

U.S. trade deficit narrows in April; labor market strong

The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports of goods dropped to a 15-month low, which could support the economy as it slows after a temporary boost from exports and an accumulation of inventories early this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 6th, 2019