Treasury: U.S. Ran $57.8B Deficit in Nov
- THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM: THE DEFICIT. Baumann, David // National Journal;10/4/2003, Vol. 35 Issue 40, p3039
Deals with concerns about the state of the U.S. federal budget deficit as of October 2003. Projection on the federal budget deficit by 2004; Results of public opinion polls on the deficit; Implications of the deficits for Republican politicians; Futility of recommended budget deficit remedies.
- A welcome decline in the deficit. Thredgold, Jeff // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;7/25/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p9
Presents an article about the U.S. budget deficit. Decline in the projected budget deficit in 2005; Consequences of the declining budget deficit; Challenges to deficit reducing initiatives; Recommendations for reducing the national budget deficit.
- Some inconvenient fiscal truths. Harris, Marlys // Consumer Reports Money Adviser;Oct2006, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p2
The article discusses the U.S. economic condition. Professor and author Laurence Kotlikoff thinks that the decline in the annual budget deficit announced by the government in July 2006 signals a lifetime fiscal burden. There is an estimation that the disparity between what the U.S. will have to...
- Big federal deficit sends Treasury on new money-shopping spree. Nagan, Peter S. // Banking;Mar72, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p23
Reports on the borrowing program undertaken by the U.S. Department of Treasury due to budget deficit. Information on the projected deficit for fiscal 1972; Reason for the failure of the deficit to meet forecasts; Condition of public spending.
- A Piggy Bank for Social Security. Sloan, Allan // Newsweek;4/4/2005, Vol. 145 Issue 14, p49
Offers a look at the annual report about the United States Social Security program. Discussion of how the U.S. could reform Social Security while improving the nation's federal budget; Report that Social Security sends its surplus cash to the Treasury in exchange for Treasury securities;...
- Lots of Gain And No Pain! Samuelson, Robert // Newsweek;2/21/2005, Vol. 145 Issue 8, p41
Offers an analysis of United States President George W. Bush's Social Security reform proposals. Criticism of the personal savings accounts proposed by Bush; Differences between bonds and Social Security; Reference to a 1960 Supreme Court case, involving Ephram Nestor, in which it was...
- What Bush Must Do for the Dollar. Thomas, Rich // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);11/15/2004 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 144 Issue 20, p4
Focuses on the economic conditions in the United States. Report that U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan has advised President George W. Bush to stop the growth of government spending and balance the U.S. budget; Risk of a sharp drop in the U.S. dollar; Rise of the U.S. trade deficit;...
- Tax Alternative. Cohn, Jonathan // New Republic;3/28/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 11/12, p6
Offers a look at comments made by United States Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan before Congress regarding the U.S. budget deficits. Role of Greenspan in pushing through President George W. Bush's tax cuts; Report that Greenspan urged Congress to cut government spending on Social...
- Uncle Sam Is Back. Miller, Karen Lowry // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);3/14/2005 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 145 Issue 11, p6
Offers a look at economic indicators in the United States, including foreign direct investment in the U.S. in 2004. Statement that Germany's Commerzbank believes investors have confidence in the U.S. economy; Comments made by U.S. Federal Reserve chief Alan Greenspan that the budget and trade...