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U.S. Trade Deficit Rises

America’s trade deficit with the rest of the world increased toward the end of last year, according to new figures from the government

The goods and services deficit was $68.1 billion in November, up $5.0 billion from $63.1 billion in October, The U.S…

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Economic Growth Decreased in All 50 States During the Second Quarter

Economic growth, as expressed in real gross domestic product (GDP), decreased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the second quarter of 2020, as real GDP for the nation decreased at an annual rate of 31.4 percent, according to statistics released by the U.S. Bureau…

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Real Earnings Fell During June

Real average hourly earnings for all employees decreased 0.4 percent from June to July, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

This result stems from an increase of 0.2 percent in average hourly earnings being more than offset by an increase of 0.6 percent…

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