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Deficits/Debt

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...

Is the Fed enabling out of control government spending, leading to inflation?

''With passage of last week’s bill, the American people are now the unhappy recipients of Washington’s disastrous prescription for healthcare 'reform.'  Congressional leaders relied on highly dubious budget predictions, more...

Will astronomical costs of a socialistic government put further weight on the sinking dollar?

''Following months of heated public debate and aggressive closed-door negotiations, Congress finally cast a historic vote on healthcare late Sunday evening.  It was truly a sad weekend on the more...

Is U.S. deficit spending out of control?

''Record budget deficit The U.S. government in February spent $211 billion more than it took in, setting a record budget deficit for a month. The U.S. Treasury released more...

Will the trend of deficit spending, weak dollar and strong gold continue?

''Government Stimulus, One Year Later Last week marked the one year anniversary of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, or the stimulus bill, passing into law. While the debate over more...

Does the present correction in bullion present an opportunity as it relates to projected prices?

''WITH U.S. UNEMPLOYMENT around 10%, the U.S. government printing money like it's going out of style, the Standard & Poor's 500 index in some type of technical la-la more...

Why will the government do nothing but guarantee large deficits?

'Last week politicians in Washington made a few things clear about how they really feel about the state of the union.  First, they are beginning to hear the growing more...

Will clearly out-of-control spending dictate chronic deficits?

''Congress to Raise Debt Ceiling Congressional Democrats prepared to pass big spending bills and a roughly $1.8 trillion increase in the federal debt limit, all at a time when more...

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