January 13, 2011 Headlines: Trade Deficit, Companies Build Inventory, Bain Capital Fallout, and More
Department of Commerce: Trade deficit is now $47.8 billion.
WaPo: President Obama has a proposal to shrink the size of the federal government. But will cutting jobs at the Department of Commerce affect our ability to enforce trade laws?
WSJ: Companies are building inventory, a sign they expect sales to pick up in the coming months.
Politico: The Obama campaign continues to hammer Romney on his time at Bain.
WSJ: And they’re joined by an unlikely ally, Sarah Palin.
The Hill: Yet another poll shows that jobs is the top issue for Americans. Will Congress do anything?
WSJ: The White House warns of a shrinking middle class.
NPR: The transformation of factory jobs.
FT: The U.S. is again the leader in clean energy investments, but troubles still lie ahead.
WSJ: Sanctions for three companies that do business with Iran, including a Chinese state-owned company.
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