April 12, 2011 Headlines: Trade Deficit Rises, The Budget and the Economy, and More
MW: The U.S. trade deficit stood at $45.8 billion in February, well above the forecast. The trade deficit with China was $18.8 billion.
As we reported yesterday, China runs a quarterly deficit, but it was built on imported commodities and oil (NPR). Howard Schneider has a similar take (WaPo).
WSJ: The IMF says China’s Yuan is too weak.
WSJ: Chinese investors eye real estate in the Big Apple.
WSJ: Intel to unveil a joint research center…in China.
NYT: What will the budget deal do to our economy?
MCADCafe: Manufacturing technology consumption is up this year.
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