4Q Current Account Posts Record Deficit

McConnell, Alison L.
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/17/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32092, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the increase in the trade deficit on a current account basis according data released by the U.S. Commerce Department. Decline in the surplus on income; Trade deficit projected by IFR BondData America's poll of economists.


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