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Why Countries Dumping U.S. Debt Should Worry You

Good morning and thank you for watching U.S. Money Reserve’s Market Insights Today we’re going to continue to talk about some of the things that we talked about last week and that’s going to be US Treasury bonds and an overvalued stock market last week many of experienced in Watts Facebook continue to fall and […]

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Why investors are abandoning triple-C debt | Charts that Count

If the US Federal Reserve decides to lower interest rates at its next meeting, what will that mean for corporate debt? So many people think that at the next meeting the Fed is going to lower interest rates because they think that they’re going to see signs of economic slowdown. And lowering interest rates gives […]

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How Big Is the U.S. Debt?

How far in debt is the U.S. government? Let’s put the numbers in perspective. This is the economy of Germany. The entire economic output of this country is about $3 trillion a year. This is the amount of money that the government has borrowed from the Social Security and Medicare trust funds, about $4 trillion. […]

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How Can the US Keep a Trillion Dollar Debt?

If you look at countries with the most debt compared to their GDP the USA is not top of the list, and we could say that’s a good thing for the country. That’s because when it seems that a country is unable to pay the money back it could lead to panic and hamper economic […]

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Is the National Debt a National Disaster?

As many of you know, the national debt is now well over $21 trillion. And again, we’re now getting confirmation from Secretary of the Treasury, Steve Mnuchin as he testifies on the annual report of the financial stability oversight council, before the House Financial Services Committee in Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on […]

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Does U.S. debt matter? | CNBC Explains

U.S. debt is ticking up. In fact, every second, national debt increases by thousands of dollars. So just since you started watching this video, debt has gone up. U.S. national debt is more than $21 trillion. Yep, that’s 12 zeros! Having trouble visualizing it? Well, think of it this way. You could wrap $1 bills […]

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Stop freaking out about the debt

The United States’ national debt is $12.5 trillion. So lot’s of people are freaked out. But how big is that really? National income, the total value of everything the U.S. makes each year, is also huge. And all that misses the most important point: the U.S. government can never run out of dollars. Unlike you, […]

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Why can’t we just print money to pay off debt?

Have you ever wondered why countries can’t just print more money to off their debts… or to feed the homeless or fix unemployment, or any other issue for that matter. Now, this may seem like a rather silly question, but I think it may be one of those questions people might be a bit too […]

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