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U.S. Trade Balance

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Latest Release
Aug 03, 2018
Actual
-46.30B
Forecast
-46.50B
Previous
-43.20B
The Trade Balance measures the difference in value between imported and exported goods and services over the reported period. A positive number indicates that more goods and services were exported than imported.

A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the USD, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the USD.
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Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis
U.S. Trade Balance
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Sep 05, 2018 (Jul) 08:30   -46.50B -46.30B
Aug 03, 2018 (Jun) 08:30 -46.30B -46.50B -43.20B
Jul 06, 2018 (May) 08:30 -43.10B -43.70B -46.10B
Jun 06, 2018 (Apr) 08:30 -46.20B -50.00B -47.20B
May 03, 2018 (Mar) 08:30 -49.00B -50.00B -57.70B
Apr 05, 2018 (Feb) 08:30 -57.60B -56.90B -56.70B

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john Zecchinati
john Zecchinati Jun 04, 2014 9:23AM ET
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This comment has already been saved in your Saved Items
It should along with all the other rubbish but its not.
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Ahmad Solih May 06, 2014 8:47AM ET
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hmmm...is this will make a bearish for usd?
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