RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Trade Balance

A collection of news and information related to Trade Balance published by this site and its partners.

Top Trade Balance Articles

Displaying items 25-36
  • Arts Index report sees hope despite fourth straight drop in 2011

    Arts Index report sees hope despite fourth straight drop in 2011
    This post has been corrected. Please see below for details. The health of the arts in the United States worsened for a fourth straight year during 2011, according to the latest National Arts Index report, released this week by the advocacy group...
  • U.S. trade deficit widened in April as consumer imports surged

    U.S. trade deficit widened in April as consumer imports surged
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. trade deficit widened in April after hitting a three-year low the previous month, as imports of consumer goods surged in a reflection of increasing confidence among  American households. The trade deficit increased 8.5% to $40.3...
  • China, U.S., Europe battling over a shrinking global-trade pie

     
    Global Focus: In polite, diplomatic language, China this week accused Eurozone leaders of piling up debts that threaten global economic stability and the Europeans countered with complaints that Beijing manipulates its currency to unfairly skew trade in...
  • Economy boosted by narrowing trade deficit

     
    Trade deficit: The Commerce Department said Friday that the nation’s trade deficit in October narrowed to $43.5 billion, the lowest level since December 2010....
  • China's Xi spars with lawmakers, avoids specifics in speech

     
    REPORTING FROM WASHINGTON -- After getting an earful from U.S. lawmakers on his country's human rights record Wednesday morning, the official expected to be China's future leader faced a friendlier audience at a business-sponsored luncheon in Washington...
  • China calls on U.S. to oppose currency legislation

     
    China warned the U.S. against trade protectionism hours after the Senate passed a proposed bill that would slap tariffs on Chinese goods over its perceived under-valued currency. In a written statement posted on its website, China's Foreign Ministry urged...
  • China's trade surplus shrinks on weakened global demand

     
    China’s trade surplus narrowed in September for the second consecutive month on slower growth of imports and exports, reflecting a weakening global economy. Trade data released Thursday showed Chinese exports rose 17.1% last month from a year ago,...
  • Poll: Americans struggling more than Chinese to keep families fed

     
    Nearly 20% of Americans found it difficult to put food on the table over the last year, according to a Gallup poll released this week. In China, however, only 6% of residents are running into the same problem, the study......
  • Presidential campaign: I bid no Trump

     
    When the press releases hit our e-mail inboxes Wednesday, I thought it was a joke: "Committee to Draft Donald Trump in 2012 Formed," blared the headline. Apparently I wasn't the only one. "Reinstitute the draft just for him?" asked my......
  • Rep. Webster: U.S.-Korea trade pact good for Cent. Fla.

     
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is touring Florida to generate support for the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, and on Monday leaned on an Orlando congressional ally to get it passed, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Winter Garden. “It's going to bring jobs...
  • China's trade surplus surged in April

     
    China reported an unexpectedly large trade surplus in April, likely helping U.S. officials in their demands for faster Chinese currency appreciation while the two countries hold high-level talks in Washington. China's trade surplus grew to $11.4 billion...
  • Does the U.S. need China? [Most Commented]

     
    Reduce the trade deficit with China -- and clean up our economic mess. That's what Peter Navarro, business professor at UC Irvine and CNBC contributor, argues in an Op-Ed in Tuesday's pages. This would significantly reduce the overall trade deficit,......