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U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, August 2015
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $48.3 billion in August, up $6.5 billion from $41.8 billion in July, revised. August exports were $185.1 billion, $3.7 billion less than July e......
State Quarterly Personal Income, 1st quarter 2012 - 2nd quarter 2015; State Annual Personal Income, 2012 - 2014
State personal income grew 0.9 percent on average in the second quarter of 2015, after growing 0.8 percent in the first quarter. Second-quarter personal income growth rates ranged from zero in Oklahoma to 1.5 percent in the state of Washington. U.S. International Investment Position, 2nd quarter 2015
The U.S. net international investment position at the end of the second quarter of 2015 was -$6,688.3 billion (preliminary), as the value of U.S. liabilities exceeded the value of U.S. assets. At the end of the first quarter of 2015, the net position was -$6,801.4 billion (revised). Economy News
Gold price plummets to almost 6-year low
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Americans will spend over $130 on 'self-gifting'
Americans no longer wait for Santa to bring presents. Instead, "self-gifting" is on the rise.

4 reasons Russia and Turkey can't afford a trade war
Moscow is threatening economic sanctions against Turkey after it shot down a Russian warplane this week but the last thing both countries need is a trade war.

Iran offers huge economic potential. Can it deliver?
As the era of Iran's isolation ends, its younger generation yearns to open up to foreign companies and investors. But hardliners are not yet willing to give up the way they have done business for decades.

CEO of Brazil's largest investment bank arrested
Brazilian police arrested a prominent senator and billionaire CEO for interfering in the investigation of Petrobras, which has pushed Brazil into recession.


American Airlines no longer accepting Argentina's peso
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The black-white economic divide in 5 charts
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Britain hikes taxes on investors to cool housing market
A tax rise on investors in London's pricey housing market may upset foreign cash buyers but will be welcomed by many of the city's residents.


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