• ITVI.USA
    16,014.360
    14.660
    0.1%
  • OTLT.USA
    2.799
    -0.006
    -0.2%
  • OTRI.USA
    22.430
    0.240
    1.1%
  • OTVI.USA
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    10.280
    0.1%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    2.930
    -0.020
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  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
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  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.330
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  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.570
    0.020
    0.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.390
    0.070
    3%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    4.130
    0.020
    0.5%
  • WAIT.USA
    127.000
    0.000
    0%
  • ITVI.USA
    16,014.360
    14.660
    0.1%
  • OTLT.USA
    2.799
    -0.006
    -0.2%
  • OTRI.USA
    22.430
    0.240
    1.1%
  • OTVI.USA
    15,995.600
    10.280
    0.1%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    2.930
    -0.020
    -0.7%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    3.620
    0.010
    0.3%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.330
    -0.040
    -2.9%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.570
    0.020
    0.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.390
    0.070
    3%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    4.130
    0.020
    0.5%
  • WAIT.USA
    127.000
    0.000
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U.S. CENSUS REPORTS 13% HIGHER U.S. IMPORTS FOR JAN.-FEB. PERIOD

U.S. CENSUS REPORTS 13% HIGHER U.S. IMPORTS FOR JAN.-FEB. PERIOD

   Cumulative imports of goods for January and February totaled $191.5 billion, up 13 percent on their levels of the first two months of 2002, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau statistics.

   On a not seasonally adjusted basis, Census reported continued double-digit growth in the value of imports of goods for the first two months of this year, as well as a rebound in exports of goods.

   For U.S. imports, goods from Pacific Rim countries for January-February totaled $62.3 billion, up 10 percent in value from the same time last year. Goods from western Europe totaled $39.4 billion, up 12 percent. Goods from South and Central America amounted to $10.8 billion, up 15 percent.

   Total U.S. exports of goods on a not seasonally adjusted basis totaled $110.7 billion in the first two months of this year, up 5 percent over last year.

   Exports of goods to Pacific Rim countries were up 9 percent, to $28.2 billion. Exports to western Europe increased by 2 percent, to $25.9 billion. Goods exported to South and Central American countries totaled $8 billion, up 1 percent over the same two-month period of last year.

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