The Debt
  • U.S. President Trump hosts a joint press conference with Japan's Prime Minister Abe in Palm Beach

    Japan Hasn’t Had a Debt Crisis. Why Should the U.S. Worry About One?

    In a research note published Friday, Goldman Sachs economists asked a key question about the rising U.S. deficit — one that deficit doves have raised repeatedly: Why should we worry about deficits if...

  • Demand at Treasury Auction Is ‘Lame’

    By Michael Rainey

    The U.S. Treasury’s latest auction saw relatively weak demand Tuesday, with prices edging lower and interest rates moving higher. “Overall bidding at the $31 billion U.S. Treasury three-year note...

  • Record Budget Surplus in April

    By Michael Rainey

    It may seem a bit odd to talk about a budget surplus at a time of soaring deficits, but tax receipts are coming in stronger than expected in April and the Congressional Budget Office is now...

  • Moody's downgrade gives edge to safe-haven banks

    Why $21 Trillion in Debt Doesn't Bother the Credit Agencies

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    The U.S national debt has surpassed $21 trillion, up 2.8 percent since the start of the year, but two of the leading credit agencies aren’t worried about the country’s ability to keep up with its...

  • Why the Deficit Outlook Could Be Even Worse Than It Seems

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    The Congressional Budget Office warned earlier this month that the U.S. will start running $1 trillion deficits in 2020, and that the national debt will be nearly as large as the economy in a decade...

The Debt Directory

Tags
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 4:10pm
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 3:15pm
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 1:00pm
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 4:57pm
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:15am
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 4:15pm
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 2:30pm
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 3:30pm
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 12:08am
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 12:04am
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 12:11am
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 11:26pm
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 9:29pm
Monday, November 26, 2012 - 4:16pm
Friday, November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 3:03pm
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 12:02am
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 12:05am
Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 3:26pm
Monday, July 16, 2012 - 1:30pm
Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 1:41pm
Friday, March 23, 2012 - 12:07am
Friday, February 24, 2012 - 2:02pm
Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 4:40pm

Pages