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Federal Deficit vs. National Debt - Definition of Economic Terms
Learn the difference between the federal deficit and the national debt. Find out how the government deals with a deficit. Read about how the deficit impact the ...
Budget Deficit History - US Government Info - About.com
Find out what the U.S. budget deficit was by year. See how much more the government spends than it takes in every year. Learn which years the federal ...
Current US Federal Budget Deficit - US Economy - About.com
Apr 6, 2014 ... What Is the Current Deficit?: For Fiscal Year 2015 (October 1, 2014 -September 30, 2015) the U.S. Federal budget deficit will be $564 billion.
Deficit by President: What Budget Deficits Don't Tell - US Economy
It's not as easy as you might think to determine how much deficit each President created. The easy way is to look at the deficit by year for the length of their terms.
What Is the US Current Account Deficit - US Economy - About.com
The U.S. current account deficit was $473.4 billion in 2011, climbing slightly after falling during the financial crisis. As the deficit rises again, find out why some ...
Budget Deficit Definition and How It Affects the Economy
Aug 22, 2014 ... A budget deficit occurs whenever a government spends more than it makes, which is nearly every year. Find out why and how it leads to debt.
Trade Deficit Definition - US Economy - About.com
Definition: A trade deficit occurs when the value of a country's imports is greater than the value of its exports. This means that the country's balance of trade is ...
Current Account Deficit Definition and Meaning - US Economy
Aug 21, 2013 ... A current account deficit is when a country's government, businesses and individuals import more goods, services and capital than they export.
The U.S. Trade Deficit - Significance for the Economy - US Economy
Mar 8, 2013 ... The U.S. trade deficit in 2012 was just under $539.514 billion. It was driven by imports of oil, consumer products and automobiles. The top four ...
Why Do Budget Deficits Grow During Recessions? - Economics
There is a relationship between budget deficits and the health of the economy, but is certainly not a perfect one. There can be massive budget deficits when the  ...
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