WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in February as a small gain in exports to the highest level in 16 months was offset by a bigger jump in imports, reflecting increased demand for consumer goods from televisions to clothing.
WASHINGTON — The election-year jobs agenda promised by President Barack Obama and Democrats has stalled seven months before voters determine control of Congress.
COLUMBUS, Ind. — Fundamentals continue to improve in the trucking industry, setting the stage for significant demand for new equipment in 2011, according to commercial vehicle market analyst ACT Research Co.
WASHINGTON — The pillars of Americans' financial security — jobs and home values — will stay shaky well into 2011, according to an Associated Press survey of leading economists.