by Alan Tonelson, Thursday, November 21, 2013
Bigwigs are starting to recognize that America's sorry recent growth and hiring records stem from weakness in the real economy, not just in its malfunctioning finance sector. But they still ignore the crucial role played by growth-, job-, and income-killing trade policies.
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Up to the Minute Commentary:
October Trade Gains Masks Record 2013 Manufacturing & High Tech Deficits
Down went the overall U.S. trade deficit in October, but the shortfalls surged in the economy's leaders in productivity, innovation, and high wage job creation.
A Crawl, not a Renaissance
Today's Federal Reserve industrial production data showed a domestic manufacturing sector still stuck in slow-growth mode, still smaller than it was when the last recession struck, and still heavily dependent on the automotive sector for output gains.