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Is Debt Really That Bad?
When you think of money, what comes to mind? Coins, paper money, or maybe even a piggy bank may have popped into your head. Yet, these are merely mediums of exchange. Now think of debt. What do you see? Perhaps nothing. Despite debt becoming ...


OECD Warns on Rising Debt Risk as Canadians Most in the Red
With the global economy showing its most even expansion since the financial crisis, debt levels and credit quality are among the risks that could trigger a downturn. Consumer debt tops 100 percent of gross domestic product in Canada, with South Korea ...
Canadian households lead the world in terms of debt:

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Poll: Economists Unanimous That Debt Would Balloon Under GOP Tax Plan
Economists were much more certain about what the tax bills would do to the debt. They were asked whether a tax bill like those in the House and Senate right now would leave the U.S. debt-to-GDP ratio (a common measure of how large the national debt is) ...
Out of 42 top economists, only 1 believes the GOP tax bills would help the economyVox

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Altice's Debt Diet Needs to be Stricter
But the confidence shock has been dramatic, and expectations that the company can deliver growth to match its debt spree have been dented. Ratings company S&P Global Ratings cut its outlook on Altice to negative from stable on Thursday, warning that ...
S&P cuts outlook on Altice debtFinancial Times
Debt-ridden Altice looks to sell Dominican Republic network -FTNasdaq

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Debt Collector Lowell May IPO Despite Rival Cabot's Pulled Deal
Cabot Credit Management, the U.K.'s biggest debt collector, scrapped its own London listing last week after struggling to generate sufficient investor demand at a targeted valuation of as much as 981 million pounds ($1.3 billion). Lowell is working on ...

Greenville News

Greenville Health System, Palmetto Health want to refinance $1.5 billion in debt
Greenville News
South Carolina's largest healthcare conglomerate, a yet-to-be-named entity that includes Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health, wants to consolidate $1.5 billion in existing debt from nine hospitals as part of the new partnership between the ...

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Investors Have Gotten Too Complacent on China Debt
Wall Street Journal
It is well known that Chinese history is circular—dynasties rise and dynasties fall. So is commentary on the country's economy. In 2008, China was supposedly on the brink of collapse. In 2009, its farsighted stimulus program saved the world economy ...


Debt and Taxes and Perdition
Though the federal government has been in debt since day one, when it borrowed millions to pay the debts that the states had amassed in fighting the American Revolution (who knows whether the states would have formed a central government without its ...

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CEE MARKETS-Debt sales draw robust demand, Hungarian yields set record lows
Demand heavy at auctions in Budapest, Prague, Warsaw * Long-term Hungarian bonds trade at record low yields * Central bank measures to curb yields weigh on forint (Recasts with debt auctions.) By Sandor Peto BUDAPEST, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Hungarian ...

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National debt won't fall to pre crisis levels until 2060s, IFS warns as think tank boss jokes he will be dead before ...
Britain's economic growth is so sluggish that it will take more than 40 years for the nation's debt to fall to pre-financial crisis levels, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned. The think tank said that official forecasts make “pretty grim ...
Britain's debt will not fall to 2008 levels until 2060s, IFS says in startling warningThe Independent
Government debt to stay above financial crisis levels until 2060 says Institute for Fiscal StudiesCity A.M.

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