Why is the economy slowing?
The economy is slowing, but the latest data doesn’t fully explain why.
That’s because many of the factors that helped bring the economy to its knees were not captured by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) until February of this year, after the global financial crisis.
While the slowdown may be slowing, many of those other factors are still strong.
We have seen that in the unemployment rate, which dropped to 4.7 percent in May from 6.2 percent in March, and the trade deficit fell to $12.2 trillion in July from $14.7 trillion a year ago.
Those figures have helped propel the economy back to full employment, which has been a goal of the Trump administration for some time.
But some economists are worried that these data won’t fully capture the full impact of the global recession and the slow recovery.
The trade deficit is still large.
If the economy slows, this deficit could easily get even larger.
But many economists expect that the trade surplus will continue to decline, and if that happens, the trade gap will likely start to shrink again.
That means that, over the long term, trade could be a big driver of unemployment and the overall economy.
In the chart below, the BEA tracks the U.S. trade deficit.
It shows that it’s growing at a rate of about 1 percent a year, but that’s only partly due to the weakness of the U’s dollar, which is trading at about 75 cents against the euro.
Even with the recent gains in the dollar, the dollar is still trading at a discount to the euro, and that means that there’s a gap between the value of U.K. exports and imports.
The chart below shows that the dollar was worth less to U.N. exports in March than it was to U