September 11, 2020 at 07:04PM
Deficit beats estimates as unemployment benefits trimmed
The yearly comparison is a poor one because August 1 fell on a weekend and that changed the timing of payments. If you adjust for calendar shifts, the deficit would have been $255B vs $146B a year ago.
Author: https://www.forexlive.com/news/!/us-august-monthly-budget-deficit-2001b-vs-2354b-expected-20200911 Selected by SYFX+