Latest Balance of trade Stories

2014-07-15 08:37:08

TechAmerica Foundation Whitepaper Underscores the Importance of Free Trade Agreements WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. tech trade of goods and services tops more than $1 trillion according to the latest whitepaper by the TechAmerica Foundation. The paper examines the latest data on the exports and imports of both tech goods and services, showing their significance to the U.S. economy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/87367 "The largest...

2014-03-12 16:22:31

U.S. deficit up from imports; job promises, exports down WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) joined Members of Congress and private sector experts today in declaring the U.S. - Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS-FTA) has fallen far short of job promises and improvements in trade balances marked by the second anniversary of the trade law this Saturday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "Government data,...

2011-05-17 09:06:00

STOWE, Vt., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Casey Research, a leading provider of investment research, with over 30 years of history, specializing in geopolitically informed investing, energy, base and precious metals, and technology, concluded its most recent summit, The Next Few Years in Boca Raton, FL. There they provided insight into the global economy, portfolio strategies, and specific investment ideas and recommendations. "I think the next few years are going to be critical as we move...

2011-05-04 13:51:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 26,000 Pennsylvania jobs have been lost or displaced since 1994 as a result of the U.S. trade deficit with Mexico, according to a new study from the Economic Policy Institute. In 1993, before the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) took effect, the U.S. had a $1.6 billion trade surplus with Mexico, which supported 29,400 U.S. jobs. Since then, imports from Mexico have grown much faster than U.S. exports, resulting in large...

2011-03-11 08:30:00

CHICAGO, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com Analyst Blog features: Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP), Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY), Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT), Chevron (NYSE: CVX) and Apache Energy (NYSE: APA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Get the most recent insight from Zacks Equity Research with the free Profit from the Pros newsletter: http://at.zacks.com/?id=4579 Here are highlights from Thursday's Analyst Blog: Trade Picture Gets Ugly The trade deficit is a far...

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