The Fed has said it will hold interest rates near zero through 2023. The low rates ensure today's debt levels pose little threat, Powell said.
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Yellen on Friday spoke in favor of the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan during a PBS interview. She said the US should "go big" with its stimulusplan.
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The CBO's report doesn't account for Democrats' $1.9 trillion stimulus, and could give Republicans more firepower in their fight against the bill.
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The nonpartisan agency sees the debt pile shrinking for a few years after 2021 before rising further into the next decade.
Dalio praised President Joe Biden's inauguration speech, saying it "is consistent with the direction history has shown the country needs to move in."
The debt crisis in the US is similar to global warming - it is an incremental but enormous phenomenon that could trigger disaster at any given point.
"Blasting out another $2 trillion in borrowed or printed money.. would be a colossal waste and economically harmful," Sen. Pat Toomey said.
Federal debt as a percentage of gross domestic product will surpass the World War II record as early as 2023, the CBO said on Monday.
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State Treasury Finnish government's growing borrowing needs this year a little earlier envisaged. The government said on Thursday in connection with the second supplementary budget proposal that the need for government net borrowing will increase by EUR 89 million. At the end of that central government debt for 2016 is estimated at EUR 105 billion, which is about 50 per cent of gross domestic product. The Board of Directors proposes resulting from migration increase of expenditure of around EUR 230 million. Reception centers in allocations is proposed due to the end of last year, a large number of asylum seekers increase of EUR 130 million, as a result of increased costs as well as the reception of asylum investigation and -puhuttelun translation and interpretation expenditure. The actual income estimate will be increased by a net 222 million, resulting from, in particular corporation tax assessment increase of EUR 206 million.
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