Could the U.S. Government Default on Its Debt?

With news of both a Greek default and the almost-Puerto Rican default, observers are invariably going to shift focus at some point to the U.S.’s $18.1 trillion debt. So, will the United States go the way of Greece and Puerto Rico? Could the U.S. government default on its debt? Yes, but it would be vastly different than in Greece or Puerto Rico. Here’s why… Tags: could the U.S. default , could the U.S. government default , could the U.S. government default on its debt , Greek default , Puerto Rican default , U.S. Debt , U.S. debts To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2015 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post Could the U.S. Government Default on Its Debt? appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .
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