The US is 17 trillion dollars in debt, yet is still considered to be the wealthiest nation on earth. How is this possible?
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The Dollar and the Deficits
“How Washington Can Prevent the Next Crisis”
The Economic Effects of the President’s 2015 Budget
“Each year, after the President releases his budget request, CBO analyzes the proposals in that request..”
The 2014 Long-Term Budget Outlook
“Between 2009 and 2012, the federal government recorded the largest budget deficits relative to the size of the economy since 1946, causing its debt to soar.”
Fiscal Outlook and The Debt
“This section will help you understand the federal debt, how the federal deficit is measured, and the fiscal outlook that federal, state, and local governments face.”
Who Holds Our Debt?
“The biggest are the Social Security trust funds (16 percent), the Federal Reserve banks (12 percent), China (8 percent), Japan (7 percent) and mutual funds including money-market funds (6 percent).”
Bureau of the Fiscal Service
“We’re a new Bureau of the Treasury Department formed from the consolidation of the Financial Management Service and the Bureau of the Public Debt.”
Credit Suisse Research Institute: Thought leadership from Credit Suisse Research
and the world’s foremost experts
“The 2013 Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report and the more detailed accompanying Global Wealth Databook aim to provide the most comprehensive study of world wealth.”
How Do Corporate Inversions Work?
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