From the Department of Commerce reported:The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today  that the goods and services deficit was $54.9 billion in August, up $0.9 billion from $54.0 billion in July,  revised.August exports were $207.9 billion, $0.5 billion more than July exports. August imports were $262.8  billion, $1.3 billion more than July imports.  Click on graph for larger image.Both exports and imports increased in August. Exports are 26% above the pre-recession peak and unchanged compared to August 2018; imports are 13% above the pre-recession peak, and unchanged compared to August 2018.In general, trade had…

Trade Deficit increased to $54.9 Billion in August