The U.S. January trade balance posted a better-than-expected $37.3 billion deficit as imports fell in a probably temporary adjustment. As the world economy recovers, markets should brace for deeper U.S. trade gaps ahead.

Imports fell $3.1 billion, more than the $500 million dip in exports, narrowing the trade gap.

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