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Deficits/Debt

Will U.S. National Debt service costs mean high deficits and a devalued dollar?

''Wave of Debt Payments Facing U.S. Government The United States government is financing its more than trillion-dollar-a-year borrowing with i.o.u.’s on terms that seem too good more...

Will funding record deficits and increasing rates cause falling bond investments?

“Treasuries Fall as U.S. Prepares Record $123 Billion Note Sales Treasuries fell, with 10-year note yields touching their highest level in two months, as the U.S. prepared to more...

Will there be warnings of the progressively explosive nature of the rising national debt?

“Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said he’s not ‘overly concerned’ about the recent weakening of the U.S. dollar, while warning of long-term costs to the country and its more...

Will gold benefit from growing concern over the Federal spending agenda?

"Our $2 Trillion Bridge to Nowhere If you want to know why Americans are so fearful of a government takeover of the health-care system, take a look at the results more...

Will the government increase deficit spending irrespective of public outcry?

“FACT CHECK: Obama uses iffy math on deficit pledge WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama used only-in-Washington accounting Wednesday when he promised to overhaul the nation's health care system without adding more...

Does the U.S. government have spending and deficits under control?

“The U.S. government will run a budget deficit of $1.6 trillion this year and $1.4 trillion in 2010, and the unemployment rate next year will be higher more...

Is the U.S. entering a fiscal funding crisis?

"The U.S. budget deficit reached a record for the first 10 months of the fiscal year and broke a monthly high for July as the recession curbed revenue and more...

Are there any limits on government over-spending?

"White House officials and lawmakers were studying late Thursday how to keep alive the government's cash-for-clunkers incentive program because of concerns the program's $1 billion budget may have been exhausted more...

Does federal deficit spending make dollar assets risky?

"China, worried about its huge investments in the United States, quizzed administration officials about America's soaring budget deficits while the Obama administration pressed China on the need to rebalance its more...

Can Bernanke and the Fed unwind “quantitative easing” without destroying the Dollar?

“Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke may discover that having an exit strategy from quantitative easing is one thing, having the power and will to implement it is quite another. Financial more...

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