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What lengths would you go to to pay off your debt?

Mail Guardian South Africa 08 Mar 2021
Sorry, I mean “Debt Restitution Centre... We are paying off our debt to society, we are told ... Jeff Green, an internet entrepreneur and the world’s first trillionaire, emerged as one of the biggest proponents of collateralised debt ... To allow the world’s wealthiest individuals and corporations to buy up a person’s debt at 10c on the dollar in cash.
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This is Why Biden Does not Address the World

Armstrong Economics 08 Mar 2021
When Ronald Reagan was president, they were screaming because the National Debt hit $1 trillion. Biden is spending nearly twice the entire national debt accumulated from World War I, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.
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Chinese Stocks Slide, With a Major Index in Correction Territory

Wall Street Journal 08 Mar 2021
China’s main stock benchmarks tumbled, erasing all of this year’s gains, as investors grappled with signs that policy makers in Beijing will take more action to rein in debt and prevent asset bubbles from forming ... China was the only major world economy to report growth in 2020; it expanded 2.3%.
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The Risk of Inflation

Quillette 08 Mar 2021
The past few decades have enjoyed relatively low inflation by official metrics throughout the developed world, although the types of inflation have been uneven. High private debt levels, aging demographics, and sluggish economic growth have been deflationary forces ... Here are those debt levels as a percentage of GDP over the past century..
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Alarm bells ring again for emerging debt

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 08 Mar 2021
Even if the pandemic-related debt explosion can be managed by the ...
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What is yield curve control: Yahoo U

Yahoo Daily News 08 Mar 2021
For more business and finance explainers, check out our Yahoo U page. The market for U.S. government debt is among the largest, most liquid markets in the world. When yields on U.S. Treasuries move, so does everyone else ... When the U.S ... government debt comes in all sorts of duration — as short-term as 3 months to as long-term as 30 years ... Sort of ... The idea.
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US economy looks set for Covid recovery – but we must lock in growth

The Observer 08 Mar 2021
... and social conditions) and Wall Street (financial asset prices); sovereign and corporate debt challenges (particularly in the developing world); and the social, political, institutional and economic fallout from the recent spikes in inequality of income, wealth and opportunity.
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‘We should be ashamed’: How people are reacting to Meghan and Harry’s interview with Oprah

The Independent 08 Mar 2021
“Is it just me but,” @naniftrauts wrote, “in a Covid world where countries are struggling with vaccines, people are dying, economies in huge debt and people are losing their livelihoods, isn’t #HarryandMeghanonOprah just totally irrelevant indulgence on their part?”.
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MacLellan: How much debt is too much debt?

News-Press Now 07 Mar 2021
National Debt has been a favorite pet peeve of mine for the many years I have written these articles. Sometimes, I almost feel like a voice in the wilderness raising the issue as our debt continues to spiral upward seemingly without concern ... When the second Bush administration took office in 2001, our total national debt amounted to $5.7 trillion.
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Uneven recovery: Two groups take different paths to rebound

Republican American 07 Mar 2021
NERDWALLET The past year has fractured our world in countless ways. Now, as people look to pick up the pieces, those managing debt need to ...
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David Miliband: 'Global Britain? That phrase rings hollow'

The Observer 07 Mar 2021
One of the great achievements of the Blair and Brown governments of which Miliband was a part was their world-leading determination to “Drop the Debt” and the commitment to spending 0.7% on foreign aid ... We’re getting notified by British embassies around the world of cuts to programmes.”.
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What is Bitcoin and how does it work?

Missoulian 06 Mar 2021
How to Handle Debt in an Unequal Recovery ... The past year has fractured our world in countless ways. Now, as people look to pick up the pieces, those managing debt need to account for their position in our uneven economic recovery ... One Way to Zap Credit Card Debt? Open Another Credit Card.
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Column: Federal Bailout Will Punish North Carolina

The Pilot 06 Mar 2021
Shortly after the American Revolution, some of the newly created states made great sacrifices to pay down their war-related debts, North Carolina among them ... Then Alexander Hamilton concocted a plan for the federal government to nationalize the debts of the profligate states ... Only during World War II has the federal government been so much in debt.
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Yellen says Congress needs to 'go big' for relief package

Springfield News-Sun 06 Mar 2021
The national debt, which has grown to levels not seen since the end of World War II in terms of its relationship to the total economy, is not a threat at the moment given that interest rates, even though they have risen, still remain at historically low levels, she said.
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Yellen says Congress needs to ‘go big’ for relief package

Wtop 06 Mar 2021
The national debt, which has grown to levels not seen since the end of World War II in terms of its relationship to the total economy, is not a threat at the moment given that interest rates, even though they have risen, still remain at historically low levels, she said.
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