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China Would Outlast US in Trade War, Billion-Dollar Fund Says

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China would outlast the United States in a trade war, which is a “distinct possibility” in 2017 after President-elect Donald Trump takes office, a commentator wrote in the $1 billion Pine River China Fund’s investor letter.

Bei Hu | Bloomberg News
December 29, 2016
Business

Trade Deficit in US Widened to a Four-Month High in October

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The U.S. trade deficit widened to a four-month high in October as overseas sales weakened and American companies imported more equipment and consumer goods

Patricia Laya | Bloomberg News
December 6, 2016
Business

Trade Deficit Widens as Olympics Drive Imports Higher

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The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly widened in August, as higher imports of capital goods and record purchases of services from abroad overshadowed a gain in exports.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
October 5, 2016
Business

Why You Should Stop Worrying About 'Peak Trade'

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The Brexit vote, the rise of Donald Trump, and shifting economic sands have fed fears that protectionist sentiment will intensify the five-year slowdown in worldwide trade.

Sid Verma | Bloomberg News
October 3, 2016
Business

WTO Lowers Forecast for World Trade in 2016 and 2017

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World trade will grow more slowly than expected in 2016, expanding by just 1.7%, well below the April forecast of 2.8%, according to the latest forecast by the World Trade Organization.

Transport Topics
September 27, 2016
Business

Weak Trade Is the ‘New Normal’ in Post-Crisis World, ECB Says

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Trade is likely to remain weak in the coming years, according to a report by the European Central Bank.

Carolynn Look | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2016
Business

America’s Trade Deficit Narrowed in July More Than Forecast

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The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in July more than forecast as the value of shipments to overseas customers reached a 10-month high.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
September 2, 2016
Business

Trade Gap Widens to Almost One-Year High of $44.5 Billion

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The U.S. trade deficit widened in June to an almost one-year high as the price of oil jumped and American companies imported more consumer goods.

Shobhana Chandra | Bloomberg News
August 5, 2016
Business

Trade Deficit Widened in May by Most in Nearly a Year

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The U.S. trade deficit widened in May by the most in nearly a year as exports fell and a pickup in domestic demand led to more imports of consumer goods and industrial materials.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
July 6, 2016
Business

US Trade Deficit Narrows as Imports Slump Most in Seven Years

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America’s trade deficit shrank more than forecast in March as imports fell in percentage terms by the most in seven years and outpaced a decline in shipments overseas.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
May 4, 2016

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