The U.S. international trade deficit in goods and services increased by $3.4 billion to $38.5 billion in August from a revised $35.1 billion in July as exports decreased (-$1.0 billion) and imports increased (+$2.3 billion).
The U.S. international trade deficit in goods and services decreased by $0.3 billion to $38.0 billion in September from a revised $38.3 billion in August as exports decreased (-$0.3 billion) and imports decreased as well (-$0.6 billion).
Explore the connection between the economic indicators and real-world issues. These lessons typically can be done in one class period.
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Focus: Understanding Economics in U.S. History uses a unique mystery-solving approach to teach U.S. economic history to your high school students.
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Students use a comparative approach to explore concepts and materials that are frequently neglected in other economics courses. An introductory essay provides background information to the 12 classroom-ready lessons.
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