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Trump Is Losing the Trade War by One of His Own Metrics

  • Trade deficit on track to grow by $100 billion under Trump
  • October data shows deficit with China hitting new record
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President Donald Trump is losing his war on the U.S. trade deficit and the evidence is growing that his own tariffs are at least part of the reason why.

The U.S.’s monthly deficit in goods and services with the world reached its highest level in a decade in October while the deficit with China hit a record, according to data on Thursday.