The Debt
  • Trump speaks upon departure from the White House in Washington

    Trump Says He'll Start Paying Down the Debt. Here’s Why That’s Not Likely

    By Michael Rainey

    In a somewhat surprising statement on fiscal policy, President Trump said Wednesday that the U.S. will start reducing its more than $21 trillion national debt. "We're going to start paying down debt...

  • Who Owns US Debt?

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    At Bloomberg , bond strategist David Ader suggests that, while there are plenty of threats that could drive interest rates higher, the idea that foreigners are pulling back from U.S. debt isn’t one...

  • U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Washington, U.S., May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

    US Treasury to Borrow More Than $1.3 Trillion in 2018

    By Michael Rainey

    The U.S. Treasury said Monday it expects to issue about $425 billion in debt this quarter, raising its 2018 borrowing to more than $1.3 trillion, a 145 percent increase from the $546 billion issued...

  • US Debt Issuance Headed for a Record High

    By Michael Rainey

    Bond traders expect the U.S. Treasury to announce record-setting debt sales at the end of the month, Bloomberg’s Liz McCormick says : “Many strategists at primary-dealer firms predict that the...

  • Most Americans Haven't Heard Much About the Rising Deficit

    The Treasury Department’s announcement last week that the federal budget deficit grew 17 percent to $779 billion in fiscal 2018, the highest level in six years, was pretty big news around these parts...

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