All posts tagged "deficit"
Méndez takes over House Speakership, promises transparency
- Posted January 9, 2017
US trade deficit climbs to $45.2 billion in November
The overall deficit through November is running 1.1 percent below the pace in 2015
- Posted January 6, 2017
US budget deficit totals $44 billion in October
- Posted November 10, 2016
US Trade Deficit in September at Lowest Level in 19 Months
- Posted November 4, 2016
US Trade Deficit in August Rises 3 Percent to $40.7 Billion
- Posted October 5, 2016
Airlines Say Congress is Contributing to Long Airport Lines
Leading airlines already feuding with the Transportation Security Administration
- Posted May 20, 2016
Puerto Rico’s Lost Decade
A Series on Economic Decline Unbeknownst to the vast majority of Puerto Rico residents, a two-week partial government shutdown in May 2006 would mark the official beginning of the long-running economic contraction that hits its 10th anniversary...
- Posted February 18, 2016
Japan Trade Deficit Falls in 2015 on Lower Oil Import Costs
TOKYO – Japan’s trade deficit fell to its lowest level in four years in 2015, the Finance Ministry reported Monday, as import costs dropped thanks to the collapse in oil prices. Preliminary figures show exports rose 3.5...
- Posted January 24, 2016
Gov’t Report: Budget Deficit to Rise to $544B this Year
WASHINGTON – A government report released Tuesday estimates that this year’s budget deficit will rise to $544 billion, an increase over prior estimates that can be attributed largely to tax cuts and spending increases passed by Congress...
- Posted January 19, 2016
Argentine Government says Fighting Inflation its Next Goal
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – After lifting currency restrictions and free-floating the peso in December, the focus of Argentina’s government will now be on fighting inflation, Finance Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay said Thursday. “To control price expectations is the...
- Posted January 15, 2016