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Africa's crippling 20th Century debt trap could be on its way back

Amidst reports of the downturn in commodity prices and the effect of China’s slowdown on Africa, there’s another dent to the “Africa Rising” mantra: the rising levels of government debt in African countries. 553 more words

How does negative real interest rate decrease the Govt. debt to GDP ratio?

The effective interest earned on savings after taking into consideration the inflation is the real interest rate (RIR). Accurately, it is calculated as RIR = (1 + Nominal interest rate)/ (1 + Inflation). 246 more words


Grexit and Its Effects on the World Economy

The exit of Greece from the Euro Zone, nicknamed as GREXIT, is the currently trending topic of the global economy. Grexit is looking almost inevitable at this point of time as far as the talks between the Greece Ministers and its creditors are considered. 728 more words


The Debt To GDP Ratio For The Entire World: 286 Percent

Source: The Economic Collapse Blog, by Michael Snyder

Did you know that there is more than $28,000 of debt for every man, woman and child on the entire planet?  557 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

A skeptic’s view of extraordinary claims

Late last year, Josh Barrickman, head of bond indexing at Vanguard, blogged about the smart beta movement in fixed income. Josh challenged the notion that a company or country could flood the market with debt, which would invariably harm market-cap-focused investors. 882 more words


Open the Champagne: U.S. Budget Deficit Running 6.2 Percent Higher Than Last Year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government ran a bigger deficit in January, pushing the imbalance so far this budget year up 6.2 percent from the same period a year ago. 384 more words

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