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Debt, Deficits, & The Path To MMT

Debt, Deficits, & The Path To MMT Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, In September 2017, when the Trump Administration began promoting the idea of tax cut legislation, I wrote a series of articles discussing the fallacy.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 14th, 2020

Fed Chair Powell warns Congress that $1 trillion budget deficits are unsustainable

Now is the time to put the federal budget on a more "sustainable" path, Powell told Congress......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 11th, 2020

How to diffuse the debt bomb and balance the federal budget -- Yes, it can be done: Stephen Moore

Without corrective action, trillion-dollar deficits will be with us for years to come......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 11th, 2020

U.S. economy on path to "solid" 2020 growth; budget deficits to top $1 trillion

The U.S. economy will grow at a "solid" rate of 2.2% this year, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office forecast on Tuesday, but with federal budget deficits hitting $1.015 trillion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 28th, 2020

Powell: U.S. debt is "on unsustainable path," crimping ability to respond to recession

Fed chief Powell tells Congress federal debt is on 'unsustainable path,' lim.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 13th, 2019

Personal Debt a Major Homeownership Hurdle, Consumers Respond With Compromise

There’s a roadblock on the path to homeowners.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaOct 8th, 2019

General Electric freezing pension plan for 20,000 U.S. employees

The action will hit company's salaried workers and is designed to reduce billions in pension deficits and debt.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 8th, 2019

Market Extra: Risks of U.S. corporate debt bubble may be ‘overstated’

The likelihood of U.S. corporate defaults rippling through the financial system are slim, says IHS Markit’s Michael Ryan, particularly if the Federal Reserve goes down a rate cutting path......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2019

Saving for Retirement vs. Paying Off Debt: Which Should You Do First?

Balancing financial priorities is tough, but choosing the right path could save you loads of cash......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 8th, 2019

The Tell: Watch this for early signs the U.S. is tipping toward a debt crisis, says Deutsche Bank

An emerging markets-style U.S. debt crisis is unlikely, but the risk is rising thanks to growing fiscal and current account deficits, warns Deutsche Bank. Treasury auctions are a canary in the coal mine......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2018

Trillion dollar deficits matter

AP/J. Scott Applewhite The US budget deficit is on track to surpass $1 trillion by 2020. It will likely double to $2 trillion by 2028. Rapidly expanding debt could have disastrous consequences, incluidng depressing economic growth over time. The Congre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2018

Do Not Blame China For U.S. Dependence On Debt, Deficits, And Low Rates

Do Not Blame China For U.S. Dependence On Debt, Deficits, And Low Rates.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaApr 11th, 2018

Do Not Blame China For U.S. Dependence On Debt, Deficits And Low Rates

Do Not Blame China For U.S. Dependence On Debt, Deficits And Low Rates.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaApr 11th, 2018

$1 TRILLION DEFICITS FOR YEARS: Westpac explains why the US budget outlook is troubling

The US government is spending more than earns, a trend that looks set to continue. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) sees US public sector debt-to-GDP rising to 96% within 10 years, up from 77% at present. Westpa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2018

Deutsche: Is The US Headed For An Imminent Debt Crisis? Here Are The Signs

The thesis is simple and familiar: the United States is running a fiscal deficit and a current account deficit (i.e. "twin deficits") and relies on domestic and foreign investors to buy US Treasuries. The  bigger the fiscal deficit is th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 28th, 2018

America is staring down a debt crisis — and there"s one place to look for early signs of trouble

REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann The US budget and current account deficits raise the risk of a debt crisis, Deutsche Bank.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 29th, 2018

Why state finances are important

States are now responsible for a large share of total government spending and borrowing. They need to maintain prudent fiscal deficits and reduce their debt levels.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 19th, 2018

The story of an orthodontist making 6 figures with $1 million in student loan debt shows why doctors and lawyers are no longer the richest people you know

Despite six-figure salaries, working as a dentist, doctor, or lawyer isn't the path to wealth it once was, thanks to staggering student loan.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 30th, 2018

U.S. Treasury Plans Increased Auctions to Fund Looming Trillion-Dollar Deficits

The U.S. Treasury Department will increase issuance of government debt at Treasury auctions by a total of $30 billion over the next three months......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 1st, 2018

Treasury To Increase Auctions To Fund Upcoming $1 Trillion Annual Deficits

The U.S. Treasury announced Wednesday that it will boost government debt auctions by $30 billion through October to fund upcoming $1-trillion deficits. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 1st, 2018

Treasury Plans Increased Auctions to Fund Looming Trillion-Dollar Deficits

The U.S. Treasury Department will increase issuance of government debt at Treasury auctions by a total of $30 billion over the next three months......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 1st, 2018