All posts tagged "medicare"

  • Debt Deal Unleashes the Bulls; Futures up 182

    The Dow futures are up 182 as of this writing as the impending crisis of a possible, but improbable, debt default appears to have been averted.   A debt ceiling increase agreement has been reached, although it...

    • Posted August 1, 2011
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  • Debate: Is the U. S. Wealthy or Poor?

    David Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General president & CEO, and Robert Kessler, The Kessler Companies founder & CEO were recently on CNBC debating the challenges facing America given its huge off balance sheet obligations (mainly Medicare). The...

    • Posted October 3, 2010
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  • The Problems in Monetizing the Debt

    Jeane Sahadi uncovers the pitfalls ahead if U. S. policy makers attempt to inflate our way out of the current dire debt situation. One problem is that there are too many large entitlement programs indexed to inflation...

    • Posted March 14, 2010
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