Tag: United States Treasury security

Terrifying US Pension Fund Charts

28/09/2016

Pension funds in the US could be close to a collapse. There is an estimated $1.9 trillion shortfall in U.S. state and local pension funds because of low-interest rates and a sideways US stock market. Even stocks falling overseas is a problem for pension funds. Credit Suisse published the chilling chart below on the funding Read More »

With So Much Debt In the US Economy, Is It Even Possible To Grow Faster?

25/09/2016

The US national debt just broke above $19.5 trillion. Both Democrats and Republicans are to blame, but it is important to note that President Obama and Democrats increased the national debt more than all President’s before combined. George Bush exploded the national debt by $3 trillion in response to an imploding economy and 911. Obama Read More »

Countries Dump U.S. Debt At Record Pace

16/08/2016

In 2016, foreign countries have dumped a shocking $192 billion worth of U.S. Treasury bonds. This dumping of bonds is the biggest selloff of U.S. debt since 1978. China, Japan, France, Brazil and Colombia are the leading countries that are dumping U.S. debt. U.S. Treasury bonds are the safest investments in the world. Countries often Read More »