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A Few Points About Quebec's Debt

The current Quebec government is at least trying to tame its deficit and start chipping away at its huge debt. But there are some people out there who question whether or not Quebec's public debt is really such a serious problem, and therefore whether our provincial government's "austerity" policies are truly necessary.
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More Debt? No Problem

TORONTO - Canadians are carrying more debt now than a year ago, but it seems like many have a better handle on paying it back, says a newly-released study.Statistics from credit monitoring firm Equifa...
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G20 Fails to Fix Global Finance. Again.

It's a wonder that the heads of state and heads of government of the G20 who just met in Russia spent any time at all talking economics. Seriously, how could they pull themselves away from discussing Syria (or Sochi, or Snowden) long enough to actually focus on the international financial system? Sure, that's the explicit purpose of the G20 meetings, but still, let's give credit where credit is due.
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Aa3: Moody's Downgrades Japan's Debt

TOKYO - Moody's downgraded Japan's credit rating, citing the country's weak growth prospects, massive government debt and constant political uncertainty.The cut in Japan's government bond rating Wedne...