Government, Business

US Posts Largest Monthly Budget Deficit on Record in February

Capitol Bloomberg News

The U.S. posted its biggest monthly budget deficit on record last month, amid falling corporate and individual tax revenue and increasing federal spending.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
March 22, 2019
Government

US Posts Its Largest Budget Deficit Since 2013

Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

The U.S. posted its largest budget deficit since 2013 in the fiscal year that just ended, as a pickup in spending exceeded revenue gains.

October 20, 2017
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Gap Shrinks More Than Forecast as US Oil Imports Dry Up

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The trade deficit narrowed in November as U.S. petroleum imports sank to the lowest level in more than five years.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
January 7, 2015
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Gap Little Changed as Imports, Exports Increase

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The trade deficit was little changed in October as an improving U.S. economy caused imports to climb to a record while exports also rose.

December 5, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Deficit Widens to Four-Month High as Exports Decline

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The trade deficit in the U.S. widened in September as exports cooled from a record, highlighting how weakening global growth will affect the world’s largest economy.

November 4, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Gap Narrows in August on Record Exports

Rich Clement/Bloomberg News

The trade deficit in the U.S. shrank in August to the lowest level in seven months as exports edged up to a record.

October 3, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Gap Shrinks in March by 3.6% to $40.4 Billion

Ariana Lindquist/Bloomberg News

The trade deficit narrowed in March by 3.6% to $40.4 billion from the prior month’s $41.9 billion, the Commerce Department reported.

May 6, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Deficit Little Changed in January

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The U.S. trade deficit was little changed in January as imports and exports grew, the Commerce Department reported March 7.

March 7, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Deficit Declines to Four-Year Low

The U.S. trade deficit declined in November  to a four-year low, the Commerce Department reported Jan. 7.

January 7, 2014
Business, Fuel, Government

Trade Deficit Declines for First Time in Four Months

Tim Rue/Bloomberg News

The U.S. trade deficit declined in October for the first time in four months, the Commerce Department reported Dec. 4.

December 4, 2013

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