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U.S. Budget Deficit Narrowed to $74.86 Billion in June

The U.S. government’s budget deficit narrowed in June compared with a year earlier. Spending and revenue collection both fell, including a large drop for corporate-tax receipts in the wake of federal tax cuts......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

U.S. Trade Deficit in Goods Widened to $72.2 Billion in July

A preliminary report showed the deficit widened last month to $72.2 billion from $67.9 billion in June. The gap had narrowed slightly from February to May but now appears to have widened two months in a row......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 28th, 2018

US Spending On Interest Hits All Time High As Budget Deficit Soars To $684 Billion

The US' spending problem is starting to become a major issue. According to the latest Monthly Treasury Statement, in June, the US collected $225BN in tax receipts - consisting of $110BN in individual income ta.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 10th, 2018

Spending On Interest Hits All Time High As Budget Deficit Soars To $684 Billion

The US' spending problem is starting to become a major issue. According to the latest Monthly Treasury Statement, in June, the US collected $225BN in tax receipts - consisting of $110BN in individual income ta.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 10th, 2018

U.S. government posts $75 billion deficit in June

The U.S. government had a $75 billion budget deficit in June, Treasury Department data released on Thursday showed......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 12th, 2018

US budget deficit hits record $204.9 billion for November

The federal budget deficit surged to a record for the month of November of $204.9 billion, but a big part of the increase reflected a calendar quirk......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews10 hr. 9 min. ago

Economic Report: U.S. budget deficit jumps to $205 billion in November

The U.S. ran a $205 billion deficit in November, a jump of $66 billion, or 48%, the Treasury Department announced Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch11 hr. 24 min. ago

The US Is Spending $1.5 Billion On Debt Interest Every Day

Several weeks ago, when looking at the US budget data for the recently concluded (Sept 30) Fiscal 2018, we noted that the most troubling observation in the latest data (besides the growing deficit, rising spending and shrinking tax revenues) was th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 29th, 2018

MTA considering fare, toll hikes to reduce deficit

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is considering raising fares and tolls next March across the New York region to plug a budget deficit that is expected to be almost $1 billion by 2022—even... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 16th, 2018

US October budget deficit jumps to $100.5 billion

The federal government recorded a deficit of $100.5 billion in October, a big increase from a year ago that was primarily caused by quirks in the calendar......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 13th, 2018

Trump Seeks 5% Budget Cuts From Cabinet Agencies

President Trump asked each cabinet member to devise proposals to cut their respective department budgets by 5% next year, days after the Treasury Department said the federal budget deficit had widened 17% to $779 billion......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 17th, 2018

In One Chart: Here’s the reason the budget deficit grew to $779 billion as the economy expanded

By now it is pretty clear the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act didn’t pay for itself, as proponents, including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, claimed it would......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2018

The Ballooning US Budget Deficit: What You Should Know And What It Means Moving Forward

To most Americans, a $21-trillion national debt and a $779-billion federal deficit may seem like they have no impact on day-to-day life. The more debt the U.S. racks up, the higher the chance that it could impact everyday Americans. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 16th, 2018

Terminal Debt a Danger to USA

Terminal Debt a Danger to USA The US budget deficit hit a six-year high of $779 billion in the most recent fiscal year, the Treasury announced Monday, un.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 16th, 2018

US Spending On Interest Hits All Time High As Budget Deficit In Trump"s First Year Soars To $779 Billion

One month ago we already knew that the U.S. budget deficit for the 2018 fiscal year - Trump's first full year in office - would be jarring after the August defi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 15th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. budget deficit jumps to $779 billion

The U.S. recorded a $779 billion deficit in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, an increase of $113 billion, as spending climbed while revenue remained nearly flat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 15th, 2018

Boeing Secures $35M Deal to Support F/A-18, EA-18G Aircraft

The U.S. fiscal 2019 defense budget, approved this June, includes an investment plan of $2 billion for procuring Boeing's (BA) 24 .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytOct 12th, 2018

Federal Revenues Remain Steady Despite Solid Growth and Hiring

CBO says government spending rose 3% in fiscal year 2018, pushing the budget deficit to $782 billion, up from $666 billion the previous fiscal year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 6th, 2018

U.S. Current-Account Deficit Narrowed in Second Quarter

The U.S. current-account deficit, a measure of the nation’s trade and financial flows with other countries, narrowed to $101.46 billion in the second quarter......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 19th, 2018

US budget deficit hits $214.1 billion in August

The federal government racked up a $214.1 billion deficit in August, double the red ink from a year ago, although a big part of that increase reflected quirks in the calendar......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 13th, 2018

U.S. August budget deficit nearly doubles to $214 billion

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Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2018