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Trade
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The U.S. trade deficit widened in June to an almost one-year high as the price of oil jumped and American companies imported more consumer goods. more
Two of the issues that have received a large amount of attention relating to the vote in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union have resonance on this side of the Atlantic as well. At its core, the European Union is about the … more
In a matter of minutes on Tuesday, Donald Trump set fire to 30 years of Republican orthodoxy on trade. more
America’s trade deficit widened in February to a six-month high as an increase in imports exceeded a more modest pickup in shipments overseas. more
America’s trade deficit shrank more than forecast in March as imports fell in percentage terms by the most in seven years and outpaced a decline in shipments overseas. more
Whatever your feelings on the election of Donald J. Trump to be president, there are some issues that must be dealt with that candidate Trump seemed not to appreciate with the required seriousness. No. 1 on the list is trade. Opposition to … more
Free trade is broadly positive for the U.S. economy, though not everyone benefits. Economist Tyler Cowen, a Bloomberg View columnist, and Robert Zoellick, a former U.S. trade representative, talk to View editor Paula Dwyer about improving the outlook for future free-trade deals by helping workers left behind. more
Rhode Islanders face seven ballot questions this year, and few of them are simple to endorse or reject. Question 1 Does the state need to replace the diminishing asset that is Newport Grand? Absolutely. And the proposal by Twin … more
On Oct. 12, Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and his Guatemala City counterpart signed a sister-city partnership. Mr. Elorza is Guatemalan American, something that the Central American city's leaders hope will be a catalyst to connecting the people … more
Traditionally, economists think of themselves as policy advisers. Politicians and their appointees make the laws, levy the taxes, set the regulations, make spending decisions and chart the course of monetary policy; economists stand at their side, … more
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