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The United States just hit $20 trillion in debt. Republicans have a plan to make it worse
Washington Post
The United States' debt topped $20 trillion for the first time ever in September. If some Republican senators get their wish, it will grow even more. Senate Republicans have tentatively agreed to a budget deal that would allow them to pass a $1.5 ...

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6 things to do in your 20s to be debt-free by 30
CNBC
If you want to be debt-free, don't wait until you're older to start working toward that goal. Developing smart habits in your 20s will help you not only become debt-free, but stay that way. Take a cue from people like Derek Sall, who dug himself out of ...



Reuters

India eases foreign investment rules for corporate debt
Reuters
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's central bank on Friday eased rules governing foreign investment in corporate bonds by excluding rupee-denominated securities from its overall debt limit. The move potentially freed up 440 billion rupees ($6.79 billion) of ...
India Plans to Let Foreign Funds Buy More Company DebtBloomberg

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New York Times

S.&P. Downgrades China's Debt, Citing a Surge in Lending
New York Times
SHANGHAI — China and the world received a fresh warning on Thursday that the country's dramatic debt binge of recent years threatens the stability of one of the global economy's most important growth engines. Standard & Poor's downgraded its rating on ...
China criticizes S&P credit rating cut as 'wrong decision' - ABC NewsABC News
S&P downgrades Chinese debt as lending surgesAxios
Standard & Poor's cuts China credit rating, citing debtUSA TODAY
MarketWatch -Reuters -Bloomberg
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RT

North Korea's Parking Debt Among Hefty Fines Owed To New York By Foreign Delegations
NPR
CHRIS GLORIOSO: We tallied up North Korea's parking debt and found this country owes about $156,000 to the city of New York. CHANG: And North Korea is not alone with all those parking tickets. The WNBC team found New York is owed more than $16 ...
I-Team: North Korea Owes NYC $156000 for Unpaid Parking TicketsNBC New York
I-Team: North Korea Owes NYC $156,000 for Unpaid Parking Tickets - NBC New YorkNBC New York

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The New Yorker

How Toys R Us Succumbed to Its Nasty Debt Problem
The New Yorker
The company expanded aggressively; faltered under too much debt; locked horns with Kmart, and came away battered. In 1974, it filed for bankruptcy protection. Four years later, Interstate emerged as Toys R Us. Again, Lazarus led it. He had a plan to ...
How $5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' UsReuters
toys“r”us, inc. commences court-supervised processes to implement financial restructuringToys“R”Us, Inc.

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The Mercury News

Warriors, arena authority at odds over Oracle debt - The Mercury News
The Mercury News
Fans watch the start of Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, June 12, 2017. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group).

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Bloomberg

The Deep Damage from Dana's Debt Drama
Bloomberg
There is brinkmanship, and then there is Dana Gas. Not repaying your debt has been seen before -- but demanding previous payments back from investors is a new one. Dana Gas PJSC is an independent natural gas supplier from Sharjah, one of the smaller ...

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Bloomberg

Debt Continues to Haunt Ailing Retailers - Bloomberg
Bloomberg
After Toys “R” Us Inc.'s quick descent into bankruptcy shocked debt traders, investors are picking through an overleveraged industry and asking which other ...

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Forbes

How Debt Is Threatening Retirement Dreams
Forbes
Both the percentage of older Americans carrying debt and the amount of debt they're carrying are on the rise. As recently as 1998, roughly 37% of Americans age 56 to 61 carried debt, with an average debt load of $3,634 in 2012 dollars, according to ...


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