All posts tagged "deficit"
US trade deficit narrows to $42.4 billion in August
The Commerce Department said Thursday that the trade gap fell in August from $43.6 billion in July.
- Posted October 5, 2017
[Column] It was not supposed to happen
It was not until 2014 that Puerto Rico lost its credit
- Posted September 11, 2017
Méndez takes over House Speakership, promises transparency
SAN JUAN – House Speaker Carlos “Johnny” Méndez said one of his priorities will be to redistribute the $3 billion a year budget of the “calamitous” Department of Education that is entangled in red tape and doesn’t...
- 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
WASHINGTON — The federal government began its fiscal year with a deficit of $44.2 billion in October, a decrease from a year ago because the month started on a weekend. Tax receipts collected by the government rose...
- Posted November 10, 2016
US Trade Deficit in September at Lowest Level in 19 Months
WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit fell in September to the lowest level in 19 months as demand for U.S.-made airplanes and other exports increased while imports slipped. The politically sensitive deficit with China declined. The deficit...
- Posted November 4, 2016
US Trade Deficit in August Rises 3 Percent to $40.7 Billion
WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit rose in August as a flood of imports offset the best showing for exports in 13 months. The politically sensitive deficit with China rose to the highest level in 11 months....
- 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