Tag Archives: Trade Deficit

A Reversal of Fortune on U.S. Fiscal and Trade Deficits to GDP

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Trump’s Tax Cut Will Widen Trade Deficit

Last year’s Republican tax plan was hailed as a victory for US President Donald Trump, but it carries a hidden cost: a ballooning US trade deficit. As happened after Ronald Reagan’s cuts in the 1980s, Trump’s cut is almost certain … Continue reading

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Dollar-Yen Trades Above 90

The dollar/yen traded with a 90 handle today its highest level since June 2010.   Probably the most popular macro trade of 2013,  the move has been supercharged by the country’s deteriorating balance of trade and expectations the Bank of Japan … Continue reading

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Japan’s September Exports Down 10.3% Y/Y

Great data from Japan’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) showing the sharp drop in exports to each of the country’s major trading partners. TOKYO — Japan’s trade deficit widened in September as exports plunged 10.3 percent from a year earlier, weighed … Continue reading

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Stratfor: China’s Trade Deficit

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