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Centeno Says Sides Closer as Greece's Creditors Mull Debt Relief
Further easing Greek debt is a key precondition for the Washington-based IMF before it can participate in the country's program. While the IMF has co-financed Greece's first two bailouts it hasn't yet activated its third one, arguing the euro area must ...
Euro Zone to Link Debt Relief to Sound Future Greek PoliciesU.S. News & World Report
Hopes for debt deal low amid EU-IMF discordKathimerini

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Trade, Debt Seen as Threats to Global Growth in IMF Communique
The global growth outlook faces rising threats from trade tensions and mounting debt despite a strengthening and “increasingly broad-based” expansion at the moment, according to a statement from world finance ministers and central bankers. “Risks are ...
IMF says trade tensions, debt load threaten world economyKRQE News 13
The Latest: IMF says trade tensions, debt threaten economySacramento Bee
Trade wars and debt: The biggest risks to world

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24 Countries Face A Debt Crisis. How Worried Should The World Be ...
It's a problem that has come seemingly out of nowhere. Over the last five years a worrisome number of low-income countries have racked up so much debt they are now at high risk of being unable to pay it back — with potentially devastating consequences ...
A Debt Crisis Seems To Have Come Out Of NowhereNPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

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Salt Lake Tribune

Don Gale: Interest on the debt equals welfare for the wealthy
Salt Lake Tribune
“Continuing resolution” is a fancy term for “Cheating the people,” or, “Welfare for those who don't need it.” Congress has not produced a real budget in decades. Instead, our so-called representatives approve “continuing resolutions.” Rather than ...

Should emergency fund be used to pay off card debt?
Seattle Times
Ultimately, Gallagher and Sabat concluded that holding a small buffer of cash for emergencies is better than paying down high-interest debt for the stability of the household. So while Jeff's thinking about paying down the debt made sense, the truth is ...

Student Loan Hero (blog)

Thanks to Student Debt, Millenials' Net Worth Plummets
Student Loan Hero (blog)
Dealing with student debt after graduation is tough. High loan balances and monthly payments can make it difficult for you to make ends meet. They can even cause you to put off pursuing other goals, such as getting married or buying a home. However, an ...


JPMorgan Trial Puts Debt Issuance on a Blockchain
JPMorgan Chase has partnered with National Bank of Canada and other major firms to trial a blockchain platform aimed to improve the debt issuance process. As reported by Reuters, the investment bank said in a statement Friday that the trial, which took ...
JPMorgan, National Bank of Canada, others test debt issuance on blockchainReuters
JPMorgan Tests the Waters for Debt Issuance on a Blockchain - CCNCCN

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A shocking number of millennials are going into debt just to keep up ...
Young people are spending money they don't have to keep up with their peers, according to a new report from Credit Karma.

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The US is a major outlier among advanced economies in one big, scary way
A fiscal stimulus would help spur demand for both domestic goods and imports, bringing its hulking trade surplus into less destructive proportions for the global economy as a whole. Same goes for South Korea. At the other end of the spectrum are Greece ...
US Only Country With Projected Rising Government Debt to GDP Ratio Through 2023Cato Institute (blog)
World Debt Hits Record $164 TrillionYahoo7 News
Trump Tax Plan Will Make US Only Advanced Economy to See Its Public Debt Ratio Increase, IMF WarnsNewsweek
Financial Tribune -Reuters -Financial Times
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Global debt is at historic highs and governments should start cutting levels now, the IMF says
Global debt hit its highest levels ever and governments should take actions to reduce their indebtedness while the going is still good, the International Monetary Fund said. Total debt levels globally came in at a record $164 trillion in 2016 ...
Global debt has reached a record high, IMF says, and three countries are to blameMarketWatch
IMF Chief Lagarde Urges Countries to Settle Trade Disputes, Cut DebtNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
IMF Warns Against Growing Global DebtBarron's
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