| Monday September 23, 2019 at 9:51 AM PDT
The new financial crisis could have been avoided, if only a bipartisan majority of politicians in Washington, D.C., could have restrained the growth of their spending to sustainable levels.
| Tuesday September 10, 2019 at 10:14 AM PDT
In truth, the surprise trillion-dollar deficit for the first 11 months of fiscal 2019 really isn’t much of a surprise.
| Tuesday September 3, 2019 at 11:50 AM PDT
The Treasury Department has recently revised and updated its estimates of who the U.S. government has borrowed from for its 2018 fiscal year.
| Monday August 26, 2019 at 11:37 AM PDT
What would it take to balance the U.S. government’s budget over the next 10 years?
Alvaro Vargas Llosa
| Monday August 19, 2019 at 12:26 PM PDT
The commercial war between the world’s superpower and the Chinese dictatorship has affected the U.S. economy, which has dropped from an annual rate of growth of 4 percent to 2 percent.
| at 9:45 AM PDT
The sale of U.S. Treasuries in a relatively short period of time appears set to cause problems in global credit markets.
| Tuesday July 23, 2019 at 11:26 AM PDT
As in 2009 and 2010, it is unlikely that we will see greater prosperity in the future as a result of the 2019 budget deal.
| Monday May 13, 2019 at 4:26 PM PDT
Where the primary cause of the U.S. government’s growing deficits and national debt is concerned, it’s the spending, stupid!
| Monday May 6, 2019 at 11:20 AM PDT
Net interest on the national debt has become one of the fastest growing segments of federal spending.
| Thursday February 7, 2019 at 10:04 AM PST
The U.S. national debt has nearly reached $22 trillion, rising by nearly $500 billion since the U.S. government’s 2018 fiscal year ended on September 30, 2018.