U.S. Trade Gap A Sign Of Economic Strength?

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Summary

The U.S. trade gap has been expanding.

The deficits continue to increase, while purchases are financed with debt.

Why do economists attempt to claim that this is somehow a good thing?

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The U.S. trade gap has been expanding, as the deficits continue to increase, while purchases are financed with debt. And of course, only in today’s bizarro Keynesian economic Wall Street mentality do economists attempt to claim that this is somehow a good thing.

Of course, that doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s so, and to find out why, click to watch the video now!

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