U.S. October trade figures are due out shortly, with economists expecting that the deficit...

|By:, SA News Editor

U.S. October trade figures are due out shortly, with economists expecting that the deficit widened to $44B from September's $43.1B, helped by increased consumer spending. Longer term, though, BofA economist Neil Dutta reckons that "the story is still one of rising exports and an ongoing narrowing of the trade gap."