U.S. government posts $100 billion deficit in October
The deficit was in line with analysts' expectations.
The Treasury said federal spending rose 18 percent from the year-earlier month to $353 billion in October, while receipts were up 7 percent to $253 billion.
When accounting for calendar differences, the government ran a deficit of $110 billion last month compared with $111 billion in October 2017. (Reporting by Jason Lange; Editing by Andrea Ricci)
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