National Debt

  1. The Current State of the U.S. Debt

    Discover the current state of U.S. national debt, whether it's increasing or decreasing, ...
  2. Portugal Economics: 4 Troubling Similarities ...

    Learn about the similarities and differences between the economic woes of Portugal ...
  3. Italy Economics: 4 Troubling Similarities to ...

    Learn about the similarities and differences between the economic woes of Italy and ...
  4. 3 Reasons Not to Give Up on China (yet)

    Negative sentiment has focused on China’s debt level, slowing growth and sluggish ...
  5. Spain's Economics: 3 Troubling Similarities to ...

    Discover why the Spanish economy continues to suffer from devastating unemployment ...
  6. France Economics: 4 Troubling Similarities to ...

    Learn about the similarities and differences between the economic woes of France ...
  1. The Cyprus Crisis 101

    Discover what's behind the Cyprus debacle and what investors should do about the ...
  1. How will a value added tax impact the government budget?

    Learn about the potential budgetary impacts of a value-added tax system in the United States, and how the VAT might harm ...
  2. What austerity measures can a country implement to curtail government spending?

    Read about the types of austerity measures that governments can take to reduce deficits, increase revenue and lower public ...
  3. What are some historic examples of hyperinflation?

    Learn how skyrocketing prices can result in an economy spiraling into hyperinflation, as happened in Germany, Zimbabwe and ...
  4. What are the typical day-to-day responsibilities of a Chief Operating Officer (COO)?

    Learn how a country's debt crisis affects the world, including how currency values, inflation and output are affected on ...
Hot Definitions
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    The abbreviation for the British pound sterling, the official currency of the United Kingdom, the British Overseas Territories ...
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  3. European Union - EU

    A group of European countries that participates in the world economy as one economic unit and operates under one official ...
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    The Brexit, an abbreviation of "British exit" that mirrors the term Grexit, refers to the possibility of Britain's withdrawal ...
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