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CNBC

Trump's trade war is forcing Beijing to retreat from its own anti-debt battle
CNBC
Just as China started to come to grips with the scale of its massive debt accumulation, the impact of the trade war with the U.S. is forcing a retreat. One expert said that could prove "disastrous" for the country's economy. Years of big-ticket ...

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The Economist

The fate of Italy's banks is still tied to public debt
The Economist
Fears about the sustainability of Italy's huge public-debt burden have also infected its financial sector. Lenders' share prices have fallen by 14% since the government unveiled its plans. Compared with Germany or Spain, a relatively low share of ...



Council on Foreign Relations

Does Italy Threaten a New European Debt Crisis?
Council on Foreign Relations
Italy's expansionary budget plans are drawing the ire of the European Union (EU). A confrontation could destabilize the Italian economy, one of the EU's largest, and potentially plunge Europe back into crisis.
Can Italy's debt monster be controlled?Washington Post

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CNBC

The Kavanaugh debacle and our national debt are part of the same problem
CNBC
Last month, a new stretch of road opened in southeast Pennsylvania that completed a project 62 years in the making. The Interstate Highway System. I was seven years old when President Dwight Eisenhower launched this ambitious effort to knit together ...

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WKYC.com

New student loan rule might wipe out debt for some borrowers
WKYC.com
Washington, DC — Forget celebrating your graduation from college. In Ohio, where people owe more than 53 million in student loans, you could be cheering for debt relief. On Tuesday a federal judge ordered the U.S. Department of Education to ...
Trump Loses To Obama With Student Debt Relief Ruling On For-Profit CollegesChicago Defender

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Chron.com

Zombie Debt 101
Chron.com
Zombie debt refers to old unpaid debt, declared dead and uncollectable long ago, that rises from the grave to ingest the bank accounts of the living. Who are the mad financial scientists that create this zombie debt, and how can you thwart them when it ...

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Forbes

Does Saving For Retirement Increase Your Debt?
Forbes
Those of us who work on retirement policy sometimes overlook how retirement savings fit into a person's larger financial picture—in particular, how those savings interact with debt. Two questions highlight the connection between savings and debt: Does ...



Study finds racial disparities in student debt increase after young people leave college
EurekAlert (press release)
Racial disparities in student debt between blacks and whites may perpetuate the racial wealth gap according to a study in the online first edition of Sociology of Race and Ethnicity. The study is the first to evaluate how racial disparities in student ...

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Business Insider

China's hidden $6 trillion debt pile is an 'iceberg' posing a 'titanic risk'
Business Insider
China may be sitting on a hidden debt pile of as much as 40 trillion yuan ($6 trillion), concealed off-balance-sheet by the country's local governments, according to research from S&P Global Ratings. Many local governments in China raise debt and hold ...
China May Have $5.8 Trillion Hidden Debt, S&P SaysBloomberg

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WSAW

Rep. Sean Duffy shares views and plans to grow economy, decrease debt, and health care
WSAW
"In regard to the debt, I'm gravely concerned," he said. That concern comes when talking about things the government guarantees payment for, like Medicare and Social Security. The U.S. Department of the Treasury released its annual numbers for the 2018 ...


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