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Quartz

America's daunting student debt crisis is about to get even worse
Quartz
“I'm not smart enough to say what's going to happen with the crisis, but there's a day of reckoning coming,” bestselling author John Grisham, who is turning the crisis into the plot of a a thriller novel, commented late last year. Those who might be ...



CNBC

A government shutdown may not affect stocks much, but a bigger political battle brewing will
CNBC
Current estimates are that the government can continue to shuffle money until sometime in March before losing the ability to operate. "If the debt ceiling bites, the Treasury could find itself unable to make debt payments, risking a technical default ...

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U.S. News & World Report

12 Terms You Need to Know to Get Out of Debt and Clean Up Your Credit
U.S. News & World Report
When it comes to debt, no term may be more important than annual percentage rate, or APR. That is the amount of interest and fees charged to a debt each year. It seems straightforward, but some people confuse its meaning. "Many people assume it's ...



Angolan Opposition Parties Call for Audit of Public Debt
Bloomberg
Angola's largest opposition parties called for a probe of the country's public debt to determine who benefited from it under the previous government, saying an investigation would show that President Joao Lourenco is serious about his pledge to fight ...

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Wall Street Journal

Don't Get Too Comfortable About Consumer Debt
Wall Street Journal
One big debate on Wall Street today is whether consumers have taken on too much debt or if economic growth and a strong job market have effectively bailed them out. By the third quarter of 2017, total household debt had exceeded its pre-financial ...



The Diplomat

Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka
The Diplomat
Last month, the Sri Lankan government formally handed over control of the port of Hambantota to Chinese interests on a 99-year lease. The price was over one billion dollars, but this came mostly in the form of a reduction in the enormous debt burden to ...

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CNBC

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is paying off Nigeria's polio debt
CNBC
The repayments, which will be made over the course of 20 years, are due to begin this year.

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WSB Atlanta

Report: The average consumer has more than $6300 in credit card debt
WSB Atlanta
The average consumer has a handful of credit cards and is in more than $6,300 in debt from swiping them. That's the summary from Experian's recently released State of Credit report, which looked at some of the habits of American spending in 2017. The ...

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RealClearPolitics

Chris Hayes vs. Rand Paul: If Your Concern Is The Debt and Deficit Why Did You Vote For The Tax Cut?
RealClearPolitics
SEN. RAND PAUL (R-KY): No, I think that's an opinion. I care about the debt as much or more than anybody. And really I would say if there is hypocrisy it's on the side of Democrats who are against the tax cut because it would increase the debt but have ...



Bloomberg

Japan Dumping US Treasuries Puts Spotlight on Euro-Area Debt
Bloomberg
That may help explain why euro-area government bonds with lower yields continue to outperform U.S. Treasuries. China and Japan's combined share of Treasuries fell to approximately 36 percent of all foreign-held U.S. government debt in November, the ...

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