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Economic Report: Trade deficit hits 10-year high as Americans snap up imports and China shuns soybeans

The trade deficit rose 1.7% in October to a 10-year high amid a record shortfall with China, keeping the U.S. on pace to record the largest gap in a decade......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

Economic Report: Trade deficit jumps 6.4% to 6-month high

The nation’s trade deficit rose 6.4% in August to a six-month high as Americans increasingly confident in a growing U.S. economy snapped up a record number of imports......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 5th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. imports hit all-time high, trade deficit with China sets new record despite tariffs

The nation’s trade deficit rose 1.3% in September to a seven-month high as imports set a fresh record, confounding efforts by the Trump White House to bring deficits down......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 2nd, 2018

U.S. goods trade deficit with China hits five-year low

The U.S. goods trade deficit with China, a focus of President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda dropped to a five-year low in March amid a surge in exports, including soybeans......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 9th, 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

U.S. trade deficit hits eight-month low on weak Chinese imports

The U.S. trade deficit fell to an eight-month low in February as imports from China plunged, temporarily providing a boost to President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda and economic growth in the first quarter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 17th, 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

Capitol Report: Why the China trade gap will get worse this year, no matter what Team Trump comes up with

The U.S. trade deficit with China looks to be headed higher even if China lives up to a pledge to boost agricultural and energy imports......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. trade deficit remains on track for 10-year high after climbing 7% in June

The trade deficit rose 7% in June to mark the first increase in four months, keeping the U.S. on track to post the largest annual gap in a decade even as the Trump White House escalates tariffs in an effort to bring it down......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 3rd, 2018

Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield holds near 3-week high as trade deficit widens

Treasury yields held their ground on Wednesday after the trade deficit widens to a five-month high, which could crimp economic growth in the third-quarter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 5th, 2018

Capitol Report: Huge U.S. trade deficit with China may prevent Trump and XI from year-end deal

President Trump and his Chinese counterpart might find it impossible to resolve a hardening dispute over trade at an upcoming meeting, with the U.S. on track to record its largest deficit ever with the Asian economic powerhouse......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2018

Capitol Report: Huge U.S. trade deficit with China may prevent Trump and Xi from year-end deal

President Trump and his Chinese counterpart might find it impossible to resolve a hardening dispute over trade at an upcoming meeting, with the U.S. on track to record its largest deficit ever with the Asian economic powerhouse......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2018

Capitol Report: Why the U.S.-China trade deficit is so huge: Here’s all the stuff America imports

President Trump bared his brass knuckles again in a trade spat with China, threatening to raise tariffs on billions of dollars in imports because talks to resolve the dispute are going “too slowly.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer sentiment slips in April while personal finance outlook hits 15-year high

The University of Michigan said the final reading of its consumer sentiment index in April was 97.2, down a touch from the 98.4 in reading in March......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2019

U.S. trade deficit hits eight-month low as Chinese imports drop

The U.S. trade deficit fell to an eight-month low in February as imports from China plunged, suggesting President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda was starting to bear fruit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 17th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. trade deficit shrinks again in February to lowest level in eight months

The nation’s trade deficit fell 3.4% in February to the lowest level in eight months, buoyed by higher exports of autos and airplanes and a smaller gap with China and Europe. Yet it’s unclear if the recent downtrend is sustainable......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2019

Economic Report: Home-builder sentiment hits a 6-month high in April as the housing recovery takes hold

A confidence index produced by the homebuilder trade group reached the highest level since October......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2019

U.S. payrolls report, trade optimism buoy stocks

Global stocks rose to a fresh six-month high on Friday after concerns about an economic slowdown were lessened by U.S. labor market data, while optimism that a trade deal between the United States and China was drawing closer also lifted sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 5th, 2019

U.S. payrolls report, trade optimism lift stocks

Global stocks rose to a fresh six-month high on Friday as U.S. labor market data eased concerns about an economic slowdown, while optimism that a trade deal between the United States and China was drawing closer also lifted sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 5th, 2019

U.S. trade gap balloons to 10-year high

The U.S. deficit surged to a 10-year high in 2018 despite President Trump's "America First" policies. As Fred Katayama reports, analysts says U.S. economic policies exacerbated the gap instead of shrinking it......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 7th, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer confidence in April rebounds close to 18-year high

Consumers confidence rebounded slightly in April with a small gain that put the index back near an 18-year high, suggesting the U.S. economy remains on sound footing despite fresh worries about trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2018