U.S. Trade Deficit Hits 10-Year High; Job Growth Slowing

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a 10-year high in October as soybean exports dropped further and imports of consumer goods rose to a record high, suggesting the Trump administration’s tariff-related measures to shrink the trade gap likely have been ineffective.