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The american balance of trade better than expected

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Positive news

The deficit on the balance of trade was smaller than it was first expected in november. Whereas experts were expecting that the deficit would approch minus 51 billion dollar, but the good news is that the latest numbers shows that it actually is minus 40,4 billion dollard.

Small light

In october the deficit approched  minus 56,7 billion dollars. With the lastes decrease we now have the greatest fluctuations in 12 month. This could be seen as really good news, as this has been giving the stock market a small boost up. The american dollar has also experienced being stronger compared to other valutas. read more aboute the american balance of trade here

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januar 13th, 2009 at 9:39 pm

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The inter-market of the EU

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The provisions of the free movement

Within the EU-treaty there is a chapter containing the provisions of free movement. Article 28 concerning the free movement of goods, article 39 on free movement of workers, article 43 on the free movement of persons, article 49 on the free movement of services and finally article 58 on the free movement of capital. These are the articles framing the inter-market of the EU.

The purpose of the provisions

The purpose of the treaty is to secure a free and open market within the EU, so that for instance goods can pass boarder within the community, without being met with barrieres from the member states, trying to protect their own produce. read more aboute the provisions of free movemnet here

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september 4th, 2008 at 4:26 pm

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