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Mark Gongloff

Austerity Alive And Well: U.S. Government To Pay Down Debt For First Time In 6 Years | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business

Though you may have heard otherwise, austerity is in full force in the U.S., helping the government pay down debt for the first time in six years. ...

Mark Gongloff

China's Not Panicking About The Cliff And Neither Should You | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business

If the fiscal cliff and the oh-so-terrifying federal budget deficit is a reason to panic about U.S. debt, then the message has been slow to reach Chin...

Our Problem Is Not Insolvency: It's Infinite Solvency

Robin Koerner | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Robin Koerner

If the government really could go bankrupt, and had to tax and borrow the money it spent, as per our happy illusion, freedom-loving Americans would be much better off.

China Says It Has 'Full Confidence' In U.S. Economic Recovery

AP | By JOE McDONALD | Posted 10.19.2011 | Business

BEIJING -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden tried to reassure China's leaders Friday that its $1.2 trillion in Treasury debt is safe, while both sides st...

Foreign Investors Cut U.S. Debt Holdings

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 10.15.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Foreign investors cut their holdings of U.S. Treasury debt in June for the first time in more than two years. The decline came at a...

China Calls For Greater Global Coordination On Economic Policy

AP | By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 10.08.2011 | Business

BEIJING -- The official newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party on Monday lambasted the U.S. for its credit rating downgrade and called for better...

U.S. Manufacturing Orders Rose Last Month, Easing Fears Of Slowdown

Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

New orders for U.S. manufactured goods and a gauge of business spending plans rose in May, easing fears of a sharp slowdown in factory activity. ...

Bernanke Responds To GOP Grilling On Inflation

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress sharply questioned Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Wednesday over whether the Fed's policies are raising ...