Credit FAQ: Behind The Political Brinkmanship Of Raising The U.S. Debt Ceiling - S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research

Credit FAQ: Behind The Political Brinkmanship Of Raising The U.S. Debt Ceiling

Credit FAQ: Behind The Political Brinkmanship Of Raising The U.S. Debt Ceiling - S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research
Credit FAQ: Behind The Political Brinkmanship Of Raising The U.S. Debt Ceiling
Published Jan 18, 2011
Published Jan 18, 2011
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With many developed countries more focused on managing their national debt than at any time in recent memory, the debate brewing in the U.S. Congress over raising America's debt ceiling above its current $14.3 trillion is attracting attention. Beyond the potential deadlock between the Democratic and Republican parties is the larger question of the long-term health of the U.S. economy and the role of the U.S. as the preeminent financial power in the world. It's hard to ignore the fact, for instance, that the U.S. general (total) government budget deficit as a share of GDP was 11.3% in 2009--similar to that of the U.K. and Spain (both 11.2%) and somewhat higher than that of Japan (10.8%) and Portugal (9.3%), although

  
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S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research. "Credit FAQ: Behind The Political Brinkmanship Of Raising The U.S. Debt Ceiling" Jan 18, 2011. Alacra Store. Jan 22, 2021. <http://www.alacrastore.com/s-and-p-credit-research/Credit-FAQ-Behind-The-Political-Brinkmanship-Of-Raising-The-U-S-Debt-Ceiling-843629>
  
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