Government Debt

Japan Government Bonds Rise, Pushing 5-Year Yield to Record Low
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“Expectations are mounting that the BOJ will step up monetary easing and increase purchases of government bonds.” The yield on the benchmark 10-year note fell 4 1/2 basis points to 0.60 percent at 4:45 p.m. in Tokyo from last week, according to Japan …

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Kuroda: Japan should not monetize government debt or buy bonds directly
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Kuroda: Japan should not monetize government debt or buy bonds directly. By Eamonn Sheridan || March 4, 2013 at 01:54 GMT. || 0 comments || Add comment. He's repeating some earlier comments now. Meanwhile USD/JPY is falling a little, under 93.50 …

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Oil Prices and Reaching Debt Limits
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The growth in government debt occurs because of a mismatch between income and expenditures. There is a cutback in government revenue because high oil prices make some goods using oil unaffordable, causing a cutback in production, and hence …

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Behind the GOP's Debt and Deficit Talk Is a Scam To Make the Super Rich Even …
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The truth is that if there was a budget surplus and no national debt, businesses, corporations, or Americans would not be any better, or worse, off than they are today any more than the debt and deficit impacts a corporation's business or obscene profits.

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German Central Bank Leader Joins Critics In Lecturing France on Government …
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Total government debt “has reached a level that could potentially hurt growth,” Mr. Weidmann said. France would undermine confidence in its prospects if it delayed efforts to control deficit spending, he said. “Putting consolidation off would just …

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Spanish, Italian banks buy govt bonds in Jan -ECB
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FRANKFURT Feb 27 (Reuters) – Spanish and Italian banks stocked up on government debt in January, European Central Bank data showed on Wednesday, continuing the trend started last year after the ECB flooded markets with long-term funds. Spanish …

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National Debt Up More Than $6 Trillion Under Obama
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Less than two months into President Obama's second term, new numbers show the national debt increased by more than $6 trillion since he took office. The Office of Management and Budget projects the national debt will continue to increase by more than …

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