April 15th in World Economy by .

American Economic Profile

The largest and still the most important market in the world, the United States of America’s economy is driven by consumers but is troubled by high debt levels.

The United States of America (US or USA) has the world’s largest economy. According to the CIA World Factbook, 2007 GDP is believed to be $13.84 trillion. This is three times the size of the next largest economy, Japan, which has a GDP of $4.4 trillion. US dominance has been eroded however …

April 5th in Shipping by .

US Ports Climbing Out of Shipping Slump

After suffering through their worst two-year stretch in history, ports in the US have begun climbing out of a deep hole brought on by the global economic collapse.