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Trade
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America’s trade deficit widened in February to a six-month high as an increase in imports exceeded a more modest pickup in shipments overseas. more
America’s trade deficit shrank more than forecast in March as imports fell in percentage terms by the most in seven years and outpaced a decline in shipments overseas. more
Whatever your feelings on the election of Donald J. Trump to be president, there are some issues that must be dealt with that candidate Trump seemed not to appreciate with the required seriousness. No. 1 on the list is trade. Opposition to … more
Free trade is broadly positive for the U.S. economy, though not everyone benefits. Economist Tyler Cowen, a Bloomberg View columnist, and Robert Zoellick, a former U.S. trade representative, talk to View editor Paula Dwyer about improving the outlook for future free-trade deals by helping workers left behind. more
Rhode Islanders face seven ballot questions this year, and few of them are simple to endorse or reject. Question 1 Does the state need to replace the diminishing asset that is Newport Grand? Absolutely. And the proposal by Twin … more
Traditionally, economists think of themselves as policy advisers. Politicians and their appointees make the laws, levy the taxes, set the regulations, make spending decisions and chart the course of monetary policy; economists stand at their side, … more
Considering the success and renown built by the family company now known as Taco Comfort Solutions, it's perhaps surprising to hear Chairman John Hazen White Jr. say that he's not a businessman. The company's considerable growth, capped by … more
Orders for U.S. durable goods climbed less than forecast in March as demand for capital equipment remained weak, a sign that a diminished growth outlook is impeding investment. more
Despite Leslie Taito's preference "to fly under the radar," her leadership positions put her in the limelight. Since joining Hope Global more than two years ago, Taito has made her mark on the 133-year-old, Cumberland-based manufacturing company … more
Pundits and policymakers everywhere are bemoaning the rise of a new, inward-looking populism. Led by the likes of Donald Trump and Nigel Farage, those who've felt only globalization's ill effects, not its benefits, have mounted a fierce counterattack. more
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