US Debt

Paul Vale

Dan Hannan On The Tea Party, Libertarianism And The Ukip Threat

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Politics

WASHINGTON -- British Conservative MEP Dan Hannan first came to public attention in 2009 when a public castigation of the then-Prime Minister Gordon B...

Paul Vale

British MEP Tells American Conservatives To 'Act Worthy' Of Themselves

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dan Hannan delivered a bravura performance at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Saturday morning, demanding a room ...

Obama Congress - What a Mess

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

As you already know, the US Government has been shut down for over two business weeks. The President and Members of Congress battle over who is to blame while failing to present any real solutions. What's going on here in Washington is simply a symptom of a much bigger problem.

In an Evolving Economic Climate, Businesses Must Become Less Reactive to Short-Term Volatility

Andrew H. Harding | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK
Andrew H. Harding

As the World Economic Forum gathered in Davos, many commentators made reference to Thomas Mann's novel The Magic Mountain - is the world economy makin...

Weetabix And Seven Other Things You Didn't Know Were Owned By China

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman and Charlie Lindlar | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

Did you almost choke on your cornflakes when you heard Shanghai firm Bright Food had bought a majority stake in Weetabix? Don't be so surprised. I...

No Respite For Investors As French, US Concerns Weigh On Markets

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK

Hopes that a change of government in Spain would relieve pressure on European markets have proven unfounded, as shares across the continent traded dow...

The Real Debt Crisis is in the Dis-United States of Europe not the United States of America

Satyajit Das | Posted 11.10.2011 | UK
Satyajit Das

Despite the media and pundit hyperventilation with accompanying hyperbole about the downgrade of US's credit rating, the real issue remains Europe.

Treasury Secretary's Fury Over U.S. Downgrade

Posted 07.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- US Treasury secretary Timothy Geithner has said that credit rating agency Standard & Poor's showed "terrible judgment" in lowerin...

China Suggests Time Is Right For New Global Reserve Currency

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2011 | UK

China has said that the United States is placing the world economy at risk through its "addiction" to debt, and has called on the country to cut defen...

Europe's Economy Is In Turmoil - But Where Are All The Leaders?

Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 05.10.2011 | UK

Many financial commentators are concerned that the world economy is on the verge of replaying the crash of 2008. It's in times like these people l...

Shot US Congresswoman Returns To House For Debt Vote

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2011 | UK

Gabrielle Giffords, the American congresswoman who was shot in the head at close range earlier this year, returned to the House of Representatives for...

Don't Take Your eye off the Eurozone Crisis

James Dwyer | Posted 29.09.2011 | UK Politics
James Dwyer

As the British media continues to churn out story after story on the hacking scandal, the troubles in the Eurozone continue to mount. Like a set of dominoes, one by one countries are falling into deeper and deeper financial trouble.

"Family Values" Doctrine and the Economy in the U.S.

April Salchert | Posted 28.09.2011 | UK
April Salchert

Many people will hear this term "Family Values" without really understand its implications. "Family Values" is about as rhetorically ambivalent as "Terrorism". There are some frightening similarities of how these terms are used in political discourse.

Republicans Scramble To Rewrite Debt Plan Following Figures Bungle

Guardian | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK

The Republican Party has had to re-write its plans to lift the US debt ceiling after miscalculating the spending cuts included in their proposal by al...

World Markets Drop As Parties Stall on US Debt Deal

PA | Posted 24.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The global financial markets remain nervous after Democrats and Republicans failed to reach agreement over a crucial deal to prev...

World Markets Fall Over US Debt Deal Fears

Daily Telegraph | Posted 23.09.2011 | UK

European and Asian markets dropped as US lawmakers remained deadlocked over a deal to raise Washington's debt limit that is crucial to avoid a US defa...