Category Archives: Economy

The Fruit of the Sea

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Tweet By: Terri The 1994 classic “Forrest Gump” taught you all the different ways to cook shrimp. USA Trade Online, on the other hand can provide detailed U.S. shrimp trade statistics. For example, did you know that from 2005 through … Continue reading

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State Pensions Suffer Huge Loss

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Tweet With 3.8 million Americans employed by state governments, the welfare of the state retirement systems is a valid concern, especially given the systems’ dependence on market strength. Because of these concerns, many state governments are asking hard questions about … Continue reading

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U.S. Trade with Japan in 2010

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Tweet By: Terri, US Census Bureau Foreign Trade Division Japan suffered a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami. While it’s too soon to know what repercussions this may have on U.S. trade, I decided to look at how Japan played a … Continue reading

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Get Ready to Floss

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Tweet Written by Terri, US Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division Do you remember your last visit to the dentist’s office? Dentist: I noticed a bit of plaque build-up. Have you been flossing twice a day? (awkward silence) You: Um… I … Continue reading

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March is Women’s History Month

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Tweet The role of women in history was first commemorated in March 1978 as Women’s History Week in Sonoma County, California. Congress issued a joint resolution proclaiming a national Women’s History Week in 1981, and expanded the celebration to an … Continue reading

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