U.S. trade deficit in goods widens slightly in August

2019-09-26

Bloomberg A container ship sits in Yokohama, Japan last month. The U.S. and Japan have reached an initial trade agreement this week, according to President Donald Trump. The numbers: The advance trade deficit in goods widened to $72.8 in August, up 0.5% from the prior month, according to the CommerceRead More →

U.S. runs June budget deficit of $8 billion

2019-07-11

Getty Images The US Treasury Department in Washington, DC is seen on August 08, 2011. The numbers: The federal government’s June budget deficit narrowed to $8 billion, the Treasury Department reported Thursday, down nearly 90% from the same month a year ago. The much-lower monthly figure was affected by shiftsRead More →