Here is the collection of articles related to the US Economy
Economy, United States. 30 July, 2011, 17:16 Who Owns US Treasury Securities?
The US government debts are hardly mainly held by foreign creditors. In fact, they are largely held by US institutions.
Economy, United States. 27 July, 2011, 10:31 Republicans: Stop Saying No To Everything And Get Things Done
The absolute inability for republicans to make even a small compromise is putting the entire world at risk. Shame on republicans.
Economy, United States. 26 July, 2011, 10:47 US Debts Ceiling Talks Update: Two Rival Plans
Whichever plans (Boehner vs. Reid) to come out on top at last, there is still no signs of agreement among the clowns in Washington DC on the debt ceiling.
Economy, United States. 26 July, 2011, 1:45 3 Ways Around The Debt Ceiling
If you ignore the political viability for the time being, there are 3 possible ways around the debt ceiling, including a radical one.
Economy, United States. 25 July, 2011, 22:17 Debt Ceiling And First World War
Markets ignored the threat of a full-blown war almost until the eve of the outbreak of WWI. Markets are shrugging off the debt ceiling nonsense now.
Economy, United States. 25 July, 2011, 10:50 US Debt Ceiling Talks Update: Brace For The Inevitable Evitable
With politicians in Washington DC, a.k.a. clowns, still unable to get their acts together, something which could have been evitable now looks more inevitable.
Economy, United States. 25 July, 2011, 1:47 US Debt Ceiling Talks Update: When Asian Markets Open…
Politicians in Washington DC are struggling to come up with some sort of “deal” on raising the debt ceiling before Asian markets open in a few hours.
Economy, United States. 19 July, 2011, 1:18 Debt Ceiling Talk Update: Yields Surge As No Deal Is In Sight
As the political gridlock continues in Washington DC, Treasuries is no longer viewed as safe haven for the time being as yields surge.
Economy, United States. 18 July, 2011, 16:36 US Is Defaulting Because The ATM Machine Happened To Be Locked
Andrew Freris comes up with some of the most amusing metaphors of the potential default of the United States.
Economy, United States. 15 July, 2011, 11:15 Debt Ceiling Talk, Threats Of Downgrade, QE Or No QE
There is finally hope that there is some deal with respect of debt ceiling amid threats of downgrade, while Ben Bernanke reversed his position on QE.
Economy, United States. 14 July, 2011, 0:44 Ben Bernanke: More Easing Is On The Table If Deflationary Risks Re-emerge
Ben Bernanke basically confirms that quantitative easing is an option should economic weakness persists and deflationary risks re-emerge.
Economy, United States. 13 July, 2011, 3:25 FOMC Minutes: QE3 or No QE3?
The slightest hint of possibility of QE3 in the Fed minutes made the stock market excited for half an hour.
Economy, United States. 12 July, 2011, 2:41 What Will Happen If Debt Ceiling Is Not Raised And The US Defaults
As the deiling ceiling and budget talks seem to be falling apart, it is wise to ask what will happen. Unfortunately, probably no one has any idea.
Economy, United States. 8 July, 2011, 18:49 ECRI Reiterates That The Slowdown Is Not Transitory
The Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI) reiterates its view that the current slowdown is not transitory, and may continue through to the end of the year.
Economy, United States. 24 June, 2011, 2:55 Brinkmanship Over Debt Ceiling Talk
The political gridlock on the debt ceiling talk should make people worried about the prospect of the US default. The bond market isn’t bothered though.
Economy, United States. 23 June, 2011, 3:28 Ben Bernanke’s Press Briefing 22 June 2011 Highlights
Ben Bernanke has signalled no more quantitative easing as the situation today is remakably different from last August.
Economy, United States. 23 June, 2011, 0:30 United States: Federal Reserve Maintains Interest Rate Unchanged
The Federal Reserve holds the federal funds rate at 0-0.25%, while the second round of quantitative easing will end this month as scheduled.
Economy, United States. 10 June, 2011, 1:53 ECRI Now Predicts Sustained Slowdown In The United States
The ECRI is now looking for a more sustained slowdown in the United States, but not quite a recession yet, for now.
Economy, United States. 8 June, 2011, 14:20 QE3 Or Not QE3, That’s Not The Question
QE3 or not QE3, this is not the question, because it will not work, and the slowdown might be transitory only.
Economy, United States. 7 June, 2011, 5:32 China Isn’t Bothered By The Debt Ceiling Thing, But Urges Deficit Reduction
Beijing urges deficit reduction in the United States, though if China’s economy crashes, The Chinese will most probably overspend too.