International

Apr 21, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

The All-Important Deficit Targets

Japan is considering legislation to impose deficit-targets, according to an article in The Wall Street Journal.  With their debt nearing 200% of...

Market Watch Update: April 12-16

U.S. Treasury markets were relatively quiet most of this week, although some Friday morning news had translated into market gains, as of early...

Let's Establish a Solidarity Fund

In order to help address its debt crisis, the country of Greece has set up a "solidarity account" to which people can donate money to help pay down...
Apr 12, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Weekend Editorial Roundup

Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:The Wall Street Journal noted the lessons that the United...

Sovereign Risk Jitters

For budget and market watchers, the month of March has been a little scary. It is not easy to come out of the deepest recession and financial crisis...
Mar 22, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Weekend Editorial Roundup

 Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:Shortly after the House passed the Senate health care...
Mar 11, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Ireland's Tough Decisions Create Fiscal Credibility

Ireland, like other European Union nations including Spain, Portugal, and Greece, risked losing the confidence of its creditors when it did not have...

Weekend Editorial Roundup

Here are the highlights from this weekend’s editorials on fiscal and budget policy:The New York Times called on Congress to do more to create...
Feb 23, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

The U.S. Needs a Fiscal Turnaround

The United States is not the first nation to face tough fiscal challenges. Other countries have faced similar fiscal challenges – and gotten...
Jan 27, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

The Debt is Not Just a Beltway Problem

In this week’s debate on the Senate floor and the release of several congressional plans to address the deficit and debt, the national debt is...

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