March 1, 2019— On March 2, the specter of the country’s swollen debt levels (the accumulation of budget deficits and surpluses over history) will return to the forefront of market attention once again, as the federal government approaches the deadline for reinstatement of the debt ceiling (the limit on government borrowing set by Congress).
February 26, 2019— Two nights ago, President Trump indicated in a Twitter post that he would be extending the deadline for an escalation of tariffs on Chinese exports to the U.S. There were no details on how long the deadline would extend, but the message was clear: President Trump is keen to get a deal with China.
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