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Deficits/Debt

Will the Deficit-Debt-Dollar wealth devaluation cycle continue for a long time?

The Nanny State Can't Last ''Last week, Congress and the administration refused to seriously consider the problem of government spending.  Despite the fear-mongering, a government shutdown would not have more...

Are countries other than Greece adding to the sovereign debt crisis?

''France's Finances Are 'No Better' Than Spain's Government finances in AAA-rated France, the euro region's second-biggest economy, are no better than in Spain, which is fighting speculation that it may more...

What do record government spending and deficits portend for the US Dollar and gold?

''The federal government posted its largest monthly deficit in history in February, a $223 billion shortfall that put a sharp point on the current fight on Capitol Hill about how more...

Is the U.S. facing a debt-service cost spiral and a bond crisis?

''Geithner Tells Obama Debt Expense to Increase to Record While some of the lowest borrowing costs on record have helped the economy recover from its worst financial crisis since the more...

Are US government spending and budget deficits now totally out of control?

''The U.S. budget deficit this year will jump nearly 40 percent over prior forecasts, mostly due to the mammoth tax-cut package brokered by President Barack Obama and lawmakers last more...

What protection is there for the economic outcome of government over-spending?

''Also in the current issue of Barron's there is an outstanding article by Victor Sperandeo, an article that I would like every subscriber to read.  Victor is talking about hyperinflation ahead, more...

Do rising gold and commodity prices suggest future currency and deficit problems?

''Commodity prices soared, with gold reaching a new nominal record high, as investors snapped up hard assets on fears of weakening paper currencies. The S&P GSCI spot index, a basket more...

Is it now obvious that the U.S. government plans to inflate its way out of debt?

''As of November 7th, the total U.S. public debt outstanding reached an astonishing $13.7 trillion.  This means that although Congress just raised the debt ceiling to $14.more...

Is there any stopping runaway government spending?

'Faced with continuing economic decline and an impending election, the administration, predictably, is entertaining the idea of another stimulus package.  To explain why the last one didn't work, adherents more...

Are budget deficits growing so much that foreigners could quit purchasing U.S. debt?

''EVEN AS U.S. INVESTORS AND companies ramp up investments in faster growing emerging economies like Brazil, Russia, India and China, these countries are reciprocating by snapping up record amounts more...

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