Tagged With Budget Deficit

Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman says the US's current $23 trillion federal debt is 'not a serious problem'


US 12-month budget deficit above $1 trillion for 2nd straight month


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's favourite economic theory derided by IMF chief Christine Lagarde as no 'panacea'



The US posted a $234 billion budget deficit last month, the biggest one-month deficit in history


Trump once promised to eliminate the national debt in 8 years — but his new budget shows the president is going in the opposite direction


The US federal deficit soared to $310 billion to start fiscal year 2019, up 77% from the year before



The US national debt just topped $22 trillion for the first time in history


The US will issue over $1.3 trillion in new debt in 2018, the highest amount since the depths of the recession


One of Republicans' biggest promises about their tax law is coming apart at the seams


Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin doubled down on a claim about the tax bill that almost every independent group says is wrong


How a Wall Street chief strategist's Costco shopping experience explains the biggest misconception about global trade


What people are missing when it comes to trade, stocks, and the market's favourite recession signal, according to a JPMorgan chief strategist



CHART: How Australia's budget deficit is returning to a surplus


Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer won't run for office: Politics is the 'worst sales job in the world'


MOODY'S: Debt is still affordable, so don't worry about it rising in Australia


A Liberal senator wants to sell Australia's most valuable painting to pay down debt



Australia's 'ticking fiscal time bomb' is untenable