One Nation's Debt Is Another's Trade Set-Up
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Though economists may view sovereign debt in terms of numbers, Kathy Lien says it's also a sentiment gauge, and successful recent debt auctions have kept euro traders bullish.
Tariffs, or customs duties, are taxes imposed on foreign goods and services. In addition to providing a country with additional revenue, tariffs offer protection to domestic producers. Imported items become more expensive, allowing businesses at home to become more competitive with their pricing.
The national or government debt is a combination of both internal and external debt. The external debt is referred to as Sovereign Debt. Sovereign Debt refers to bonds issued by a nation’s government in a foreign currency and sold to foreign investors.
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