Economy NPR's John Ydstie reports the U.S. had a record trade deficit last year. The final tally of $168.6 billion dollars is about $13 billion dollars greater than the old record set in 1987. But last year's trade deficit is not seen as a sign of economic weakness but rather as sign of health.
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NPR's John Ydstie reports the U.S. had a record trade deficit last year. The final tally of $168.6 billion dollars is about $13 billion dollars greater than the old record set in 1987. But last year's trade deficit is not seen as a sign of economic weakness but rather as sign of health.