Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Exports: A Winner Over the Years

Amid all the gloom and doom about the U.S. economy, exports would seem to be a bright spot:


 If you go back to the original chart and extend it back a couple decades, you will see that the growth trend is fairly steady throughout. The U.S. needs its trade partners; I wonder what might happen to the domestic economy if Washington put its emphasis on stimulating exports rather than fighting wars?

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