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Rising interest rates on rising debt could haunt the United States much like the crisis that sneaked up on U.S.
Former U.S. trade negotiator Daniel Price has recommended that the World Trade Organization study the impact of stimulus packages on trade agreements.
U.S. Treasury bonds appear to be the investment choice of last result for investors and central banks, propping up the dollar's strength, experts said. Currency exchange rates that favor the dollar are helping the U.S. government finance its debt.
Concern is growing that the global recession will push several Eastern European countries into default, leading international economists said. After extending help to Ukraine, Iceland, Latvia and Hungary in recent months, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Dominique Strauss-Kahn said he expected a second wave of countries to knock at the door, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Financial systems are so intertwined, a snowballing credit crisis in Eastern Europe and the...
By Mark Egan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Buddy, we gave already. Live 8 concert organizers want to spur a global groundswellof support for African debt relief, but experts say the biggestchallenge in the United States is changing entrenchedperceptions that it is the world's most generous country.