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... more »
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.
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The U.S. trade deficit jumped to the highest level in 10 months as an improving U.S. economy pushed up demand for imports. However, exports rose as well, boosted by a weaker dollar, supporting the view that American manufacturers will be helped by a rebounding global economy. The Commerce Department reported... more »
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... more »
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... more »
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... more »
The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in August as exports posted a small gain and imports fell on a big drop in demand for foreign oil. The Commerce Department says the trade deficit declined 3.5 percent to $30.7 billion, surprising economists who had expected higher oil prices to push the... more »