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Friday, January 13, 2012

U.S. Trade Balance Shrinks...

Further to my post of January 11th, I have my answer...it would appear not. Based on Trade Balance data released today, the trade deficit widened more than forecast...attempts to move higher have progressively failed from the highs in 2009, as shown on the graph below.