U.S. Debt

Yields on Near-Term T-Bills Surging as U.S. Faces Debt Ceiling Crisis

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Four-Week T-Bills Priced at the Highest Yield Since 2008 The Donald Trump administration has a serious issue to address this month. Yields on short-term Treasury bills (T-bills) are continuing to surge ahead of the approaching debt ceiling deadline, as T-bills face heavy selling pressure. Meanwhile, demand for new bills is remaining low.

Connecticut Bleeding Red, Faces Budget Crisis

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Connecticut is one of the wealthiest states in the country, but it’s drowning in debt, and the governing Democrats aren’t entirely sure what to do about it. But they’ll need to work fast to pass a budget–either that or face implementing additional spending cuts to education and municipal aid across the state.

U.S. AAA Credit Rating Could Be Hurt if Debt Ceiling Is Not Raised

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U.S. AAA Rating At Risk of Being Cut Amid Debt Ceiling Crisis America’s debt ceiling crisis just keeps on getting worse. International financial ratings agency Fitch Ratings Inc. has just announced that it may have to review the rating assigned to American debt, warning that the review may come with “potentially negative implications.”

U.S. Debt Approaching $20.0 Trillion

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U.S. debt continues to climb and, depending on which source you believe, it’s just a matter of time before the U.S. debt burden hits $20.0 trillion. According to government figures, debt is $19.84 trillion, and according to USDebtClock.org, the nation’s debt load is $19.97 trillion.