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3 years 10 months ago

Coffee prices on the rise

While it's usually not the most expensive thing on your ticket at a diner, coffee is getting more expensive as you sip. At Colorado Springs coffee importer Barista Espresso, they're already seeing price increases and say you'll probably see them too. "In the gourmet market, you'll start to...

4 years 1 week ago

US trade deficit balloons in May

The U.S. trade deficit widened in May to the highest level in 18 months as a rebounding economy pushed up demand for imports of foreign-made cars, computers and clothing. The Commerce Department says the trade deficit increased 4.8 percent to $42.3 billion, the largest imbalance since November 2008. ...

4 years 7 months ago

October trade deficit drops to $32.9 billion

The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in October as exports surged to the highest level in nearly a year. Growing exports, boosted by a weaker dollar, are expected to boost demand for American manufactured goods in coming months and provide important strength to the overall economic recovery. The Commerce Department...

4 years 7 months ago

Showdown vote nears on importing low-cost drugs

Lawmakers working on the health care overhaul are set to debate a measure that would allow importation of low-cost prescription drugs from Canada and other countries. It's a measure the Obama administration opposes, along with the pharmaceutical industry. As a candidate, Obama supported the idea. But as president, he needs...

4 years 8 months ago

Imported oil sends trade deficit soaring

The U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in September as foreign oil prices rose to the highest level in nearly a year, swamping a fifth consecutive gain in exports. Economists expect a rebounding global economy will keep pushing demand for exports higher, helping to bolster the U.S. recovery. The...

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