U.S. trade gap widens to 10-year high amid China tensions

THE U.S. TRADE GAP increased 1.7 percent to $55.5 billion in October, the highest in a decade. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TIM RUE
THE U.S. TRADE GAP increased 1.7 percent to $55.5 billion in October, the highest in a decade. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/TIM RUE
NEW YORK - The United States trade deficit widened more than forecast in October to the highest in a decade, underscoring continued fallout from the trade dispute with China. The goods trade gap with China widened to a record. The gap increased 1.7 percent to $55.5 billion, from a revised $54.6 billion in the prior month,…

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