News roundup: US trade deficit rises 17.1% in December to largest level since 2012 … Adversity stirs innovation at hydraulic fracturing conference … Stock funds losing to bond funds in 2015

    In and out: The U.S. trade deficit in December widened sharply to its highest level since 2012 as imports rose despite a lower energy bill, which could see the fourth-quarter growth estimate revised d…

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