Exports of goods and services have been one of the bright spots in the lackluster U.S. economy lately. Exports have been growing much faster than almost anything else. But, economies around the world are now slowing.
And to find out what that means for U.S. exports and jobs, we turn, as we often do, to David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal.
President Obama has signed bipartisan legislation that allows the bank to continue financing U.S. exports through 2014. Mr. Obama said the move will help thousands of businesses sell their products and services oversees and create jobs at home.