U.S. Posted $21 Billion Surplus in January

February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/13/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32218, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that the federal government has posted a 20.988 billion dollar surplus in January 2006 in the U.S. According to records for receipts and outlays, the January surplus came as the government took in 230 billion dollar in receipts and spent 209 billion dollar. The author also compares the January figure with last year recorded receipts.


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