When it comes to his oft-stated goal of reducing the U.S. trade deficit, President Donald Trump isn't winning. The current account deficit - a broad measure of the trade balance that also encompasses some investment flows - has averaged $48.9 billion a month so far in 2019, roughly 17% higher than in 2016, the last full year before Trump took office.
There's a lot going on right now and the markets (and media) have difficulty latching on to more than three or four stories at a time.
U.S. business leaders just aren't listening to what the president has been saying for decades.
President threatens to incrementally raise tariffs up to 25% by October if Mexico doesn't stop illegal immigrants from entering the U.S.
Theresa May announced she will step down as UK's Prime Minister on June 7. What does this mean for investors? Action Alerts PLUS' Jeff Marks weighs in.
The Federal Reserve releases minutes from a closed-door two-day meeting that monetary-policy officials held in Washington on April 30 and May 1. The discussion preceded their decision to hold official U.S. interest rates steady in their current range of 2.25% to 2.5%.
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