Data Round-Up: Goods Trade Balance Deteriorates, Inventories Disappoint in April

posted by Michael Lewis on May 25, 2017

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Today’s Advance Indicators showed deterioration in the trade balance (both weaker exports and stronger imports) and unexpected declines in the inventory sector.


FMI’s analysis of today’s April Advance Indicators (Goods-Trade, Retail & Wholesale Inventories) report as well as our review of the latest Weekly UI Claims & Rail Traffic results.

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