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February
unemployment at all time low

U.S. Adds Surprisingly Strong 295,000 Jobs, But Wage Growth Slows

February was another strong month for the U.S. economy.

March 6, 2015

U.S. Trade Deficit Swells To $42.3 Billion In February

Washington (AFP) — The U.S. trade deficit increased sharply in February as imports rose and exports fell, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. The nation’s trade gap in goods and services with the rest of the world widened to $42.3 billion, an increase of 7.7 percent from January, according to seasonally adjusted data. itmpa via Flickr

April 3, 2014

Congress Must Raise Debt Cap By Late-February: Treasury

Washington (AFP) – The U.S. Treasury said Wednesday that it would exhaust its ability to borrow funds to pay all its bills by late February if Congress does not increase the country’s borrowing limit. “I respectfully urge Congress to provide certainty and stability to the economy and financial markets by acting to raise the debt […]

January 23, 2014