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Robert

I haven't seen the data you're looking at but (usually) trade balances are reported over a 12-month period because of seasonality: agricultural products, manufactured goods, and raw materials all have a season to them so the value of trade varies in a regular pattern over the course of the year. A 12-month running sum is a simple way to handle it.

Adam

This may be outside the scope of your critique, but what was the state before Schroeder's first term?

Kaiser

Adam - that is an excellent question. The chart gives the impression that there used to be a trade deficit before Shroder came around but if that is not the case, then it is also misleading.

One problem with time series plots is that no time frame is long enough.

ella

does anybody know what a zero rule is in D.T and how to use it. i have an exam in a week and i need to know what it is.
thankyou ella.x.x

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Adam - that is an excellent question. The chart gives the impression that there used to be a trade deficit before Shroder came around but if that is not the case, then it is also misleading.

One problem with time series plots is that no time frame is long enough.
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