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US Debt and How It Affects the Economy - US Economy - About.com
Sep 5, 2013 ... The U.S. national debt is the sum of all outstanding debt owed by the Federal Government. It surged past $17 trillion ($17,075,590,107,963.57 ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/fiscalpolicy/p/US_Debt.htm
US Debt by President - US Economy - About.com
Apr 4, 2014 ... What's the best way to determine how much of the $17 trillion U.S. debt is attributable to each President? The most popular way is to look at the ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/usdebtanddeficit/p/US-Debt-by-President.htm
US Debt Default - US Economy - About.com
Oct 17, 2013 ... Although the U.S. will probably not default on its debt, you need to know what debt default is, and how it would affect the economy if the U.S. did ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/usdebtanddeficit/p/US-Debt-Default.htm
U.S. Debt - How Much China Owns - US Government Info - Resources
Find out how much U.S. debt China really owns. See what other foreign governments hold in American government-backed securities and investments.
http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/moneymatters/ss/How-Much-US-Debt-Does-China-Own.htm
How Much U.S. Debt Does China Own? - Bonds
China owns a large, and growing, percentage of the United States' debt. How large is China's position in U.S. Treasuries, and does it matter?
http://bonds.about.com/od/bondinvestingstrategies/a/Chinadebt.htm
Debt Ceiling Definition - US Economy - About.com
The debt ceiling is a limit on how much debt the U.S. government can have. Why raising it has become an issue, and what happens if it isn't raised.
http://useconomy.about.com/od/glossary/g/National-Debt-Ceiling.htm
National Debt by Year - US Economy - About.com
Jul 30, 2014 ... The U.S. national debt breached a record $17 trillion on October 17 2013, greater than the economic output of the entire country. This was right ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/usdebtanddeficit/a/National-Debt-by-Year.htm
Federal Deficit vs. National Debt - US Government Info - Resources
Learn the difference between the federal deficit and the national debt. ... U.S. Awaits Result Of Debt Ceiling Vote - Andrew Burton/Stringer/Getty Images News.
http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/federalbudgetprocess/a/debt-vs-deficit.htm
Who Are the Largest Foreign Owners of U.S. Debt?
According to U.S. Treasury data, the percentage of U.S. debt held by foreign investors was about 34.0% of the United States' total debt load as of April, 2014.
http://bonds.about.com/od/Issues-in-the-News/a/Who-Are-The-Largest-Foreign-Owners-Of-U-S-Debt.htm
Ways to Reduce the National Debt - US Economy - About.com
As the U.S. National Debt nears 100% of GDP, it becomes unsustainable, and will ultimately slow the economy. What do you think will provide relief for the U.S.  ...
http://useconomy.about.com/u/ua/usdebtanddeficit/national_debt_relief.htm
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