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US Trade Deficit Widens 17.5% in November

The US Trade deficit widened 17.5% in November, setting a new record. According to the US Commerce Department, the trade gap in goods increased from $83.2 billion [...]

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The Ocean Shipping Reform Act

American farmers are struggling to send their goods overseas as the East simply does not want American exports. The Ocean Shipping Reform Act passed in the House [...]

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Shipping Container Price Surge Will Result in Increased Prices on Consumer Goods

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) announced that we should expect consumer prices to rise 1.5% on average over the next year due to [...]

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World Trade

COMMENT: Hi Marty I agree with Trump. Assembling in the U S is not sufficient. We need the supply chain parts (eg manufacturing ) in the US. What do we do when we [...]

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World Trade & the Confusion

QUESTION: Marty, just reported this past week America’s trade deficit hit a record $891 billion while, in the same week, unemployment report fell to 3.8%. [...]

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Trade War with China

QUESTION: What is your “opinion” on the Trump tariffs dispute with China? ANSWER: Years ago, an old friend from high school was in the [...]

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Money, Credit, Debt, and Derivatives

QUESTION: Mr Armstrong; Reading through you blog it seems the chronology of money begins with derivatives, credit/debt, and barter with coinage coming in much later [...]

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