Wednesday, January 14, 2009

And the Knock On Effect Will Be?

UPDATE 1-US three-month budget gap exceeds FY 2008 full year

WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - The United States racked up a record $485 billion deficit for the first three months of fiscal 2009, exceeding the $455 billion gap for all of the previous year, the U.S. Treasury said on Tuesday. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The ballooning deficit could constrain President-elect Barack Obama's ability to revive the U.S. economy with a massive fiscal spending program this year.

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2 thoughts on “And the Knock On Effect Will Be?

  • “And the Knock On Effect Will Be?”

    I’ve got no idea.

    On a slightly different tack, I’ve also got no idea what the following graph means – but it looks kind of important – and is probably part of the same jigsaw. Would anyone who knows about these things mind exlaining if the enormous swings in the last few months are relevant or just a technical ‘blip’?

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