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GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. fiscal follies reverberate in Asia

GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. fiscal follies reverberate in Asia

The United States may have averted a debt default, and ended the federal government shutdown, but costly political reverberations continue. The experience of Democratic and Republican leaders frozen in unmoving partisan positions has been unnerving, abroad and at home.

October 26, 2013 12:00 am
Trade gap likely points to slower economic growth

Trade gap likely points to slower economic growth

WASHINGTON | A decline in exports and a sharp rise in imports pushed the U.S. trade deficit in June to its widest point since October 2008, raising new concerns about the weakening economic recovery.

August 11, 2010 12:10 pm Photos

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Trade gap widens as imports and exports both rise

Trade gap widens as imports and exports both rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. posted solid gains in exports in May, a positive sign for the economy. And while imports grew even faster, some economists saw that as a hopeful sign because it suggests companies are betting that consumers will spend more in coming months.

July 13, 2010 4:21 pm
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