Definition & Examples of Obamacare

Definition & Examples of Obamacare

BY  KIMBERLY AMADEO  REVIEWED BY  THOMAS J. BROCK Updated September 17, 2020 Obamacare is an alternative term for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010. The aim with ...
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The US Economy and How It Works

The US Economy and How It Works

BY  KIMBERLY AMADEO Updated September 17, 2020 Have you ever said to yourself, "How exactly does the U.S. economy work?" During a recession, you might think, "Not too well!" Learn the causes of recession by ...
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The Great Depression, What Happened, What Caused It, How It Ended

The Great Depression, What Happened, What Caused It, How It Ended

Why There Was Only One Great Depression The Great Depression was a worldwide economic depression that lasted 10 years. It began on “Black Thursday," Oct. 24, 1929. Over the next four ...
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National Debt Under Obama

National Debt Under Obama

Three Methods to Determine How Much Obama Added to the Debt BY  KIMBERLY AMADEO   REVIEWED BY  SOMER G. ANDERSON   Updated April 20, 2020 Depending on who you ask, President ...
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President Trump's Impact on the National Debt

President Trump’s Impact on the National Debt

The national debt has increased by almost 36% since Trump took office BY  KIMBERLY AMADEO   REVIEWED BY  MICHAEL J BOYLE  Updated October 15, 2020 During the 2016 presidential campaign, ...
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US Debt to China, How Much, Reasons Why, and What If China Sells

US Debt to China, How Much, Reasons Why, and What If China Sells

Why China Is America's Biggest Banker BY  KIMBERLY AMADEO REVIEWED BY  SOMER G. ANDERSON  Updated October 15, 2020 The U.S. debt to China was $1.07 trillion in July 2020. That's more than ...
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Leading Economic Indicators and How to Use Them

Leading Economic Indicators and How to Use Them

Are We Headed Into Another Recession? Check These Indicators First BY KIMBERLY AMADEO Updated June 29, 2020 Leading economic indicators are statistics that precede economic events. They predict the next phase ...
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US Inflation Rate by Year from 1929 to 2022

US Inflation Rate by Year from 1929 to 2022

How Bad Is Inflation? Past, Present, Future BY KIMBERLY AMADEO REVIEWED BY JANET BERRY-JOHNSON Updated September 17, 2020 The U.S. inflation rate by year is the percentage of change in ...
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Here's why Gold will drop below $ 1,000 USD again

Here’s why Gold will drop below $ 1,000 USD again

Gold Price History from 30 B.C. to Today Historical Gold Prices in the Roman Empire, Great Britain, and the United States Gold Price History from 30 B.C. to Today Historical ...
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US Economy Collapse: What Would Happen?

US Economy Collapse: What Would Happen?

There's a difference between crisis and collapse BY  KIMBERLY AMADEO   REVIEWED BY  MICHAEL J BOYLE   Updated April 08, 2020 The U.S. economy's size makes it resilient. It is ...
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