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Two More Reports Hint at a Slowing Economy

On the heels of Intel%u2019s better-than-expected June quarter earnings report, the latest U.S. business inventory and import/export reports suggest the nation's economy slowed somewhat in the second quarter.

Obama Plans to Double U.S. Exports by 2015

Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on Thursday is expected to discuss an ambitious plan to double U.S. exports to $2 trillion by 2015. The initiative will aim to help struggling farmers and small businesses distribute more of their goods -- and seeks to add 2 million jobs to the economy.