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Debt Ceiling Crisis Averted (for now)

September 18, 2017

The media has latched onto the debt ceiling as one of its top news stories in the late summer, pushing it to the forefront of their coverage. I was asked about the debt ceiling in my last CNBC interview on August 24th. In my interview, I stated that there was a very low chance that the government wouldn’t raise the debt ceiling, citing that the government had raised it 74 times since 1962.

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Sequestration (a.k.a. - Automatic Spending Cuts)

February 1, 2013

The automatic government spending cuts, set to take place on March 1st, are extremely intertwined with the debt ceiling. Some of the background bullet points of this article were also mentioned in our prior article on the debt ceiling.

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The European Debt Crisis (and how it may affect you)

August 3, 2012

As an investor, it is more and more important for you to understand world affairs. As the world has become “flat,” the economic codependency between countries and regions of the world has never been higher. As a result, the correlation between foreign..

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