US gov't reports $116.5B surplus, largest in 5 years; deficit on track for smallest in 5 years

  • Article by: MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer
  • Updated: July 11, 2013 - 3:45 PM

WASHINGTON — The federal government on Thursday reported a rare surplus of $116.5 billion in June, the largest for a single month in five years. The gain kept the nation on track for its lowest annual deficit in five years.

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