Government Debt

US Government Deficit Is Rising Again
www.forbes.com

Government programs, entitlements, etc., all cost money. All deficits are added to the national debt, which is currently over $19.258 trillion. How can the U.S. government restore fiscal health? While it is difficult to say, there are three broad …

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Australia's Ever-Growing Debt Pile Set to Peak Within Six Years
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Australia's drive to balance the books will see the federal government's debt pile top out within about five or six years and then start to shrink again, according to Treasurer Scott Morrison. Speaking in Canberra just ahead of his first budget on …

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Argentina could issue $30bn debt this year
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Argentina could issue $30bn in debt this year, as other issuers seek to mimic the government's success in returning to international capital markets with a blockbuster bond sale last month. First out of the gates will be Argentina's provincial …

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I Played the National Debt Game as Donald Trump and Here's What I Learned
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In March, Trump said in a March interview that he would eliminate the national debt in 8 years, which is virtually impossible. Indeed, in a recent interview with Fortune, Trump flip flopped on his pledge to eliminate the debt, saying instead that it is …

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Puerto Rico government bank reaches debt deal with some credit unions
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SAN JUAN Puerto Rico's Government Development Bank said it has reached a deal with credit unions to avoid defaulting on about $33 million of debt due on Monday. The GDB, Puerto Rico's primary fiscal agent, said in a statement on Friday that it was …

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Bulgarian Govt Debt Rises to EUR 13.35 B at End-March
www.novinite.com

Bulgaria's government debt increased to EUR 13.35 B at the end of March, compared with EUR 11.60 B a month earlier, according to data from the Finance Ministry. The increaseof EUR 1.75 B in nominal terms reflected the issuing of a EUR 1.994 B …

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Government debt slides slightly to P5.9 T
www.philstar.com

MANILA, Philippines – Higher payments and a stronger peso brought down the value of the National Government's (NG) debt pile as of the first quarter, data from the Bureau of the Treasury showed. NG debt stood at P5.9 trillion as of the end of March …

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