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Minneapolis Star Tribune

States that expanded Medicaid saw drop in medical debt, U study finds
Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Coverage increases, unpaid medical debt falls and financial satisfaction increases." The study suggests a link between Medicaid and less medical debt, but can't prove one caused the other. Medicaid is the state-federal program that provides health ...

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Kokomo Perspective

Fake debt collectors impersonate real businesses
Kokomo Perspective
If they don't, that's a sign that you're dealing with a fake debt collector. If a debt collector threatens you with jail time, hang up the phone. They're violating the law and you should report them to us. If you own a small business, it might be a ...



Health Affairs (blog)

Medicaid Expansion Reduced Unpaid Medical Debt And Increased ...
Health Affairs (blog)
As federal lawmakers continue to debate whether to repeal, and perhaps eventually replace, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it is clear that Republican health ...

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New York Times

'Make It So': 'Star Trek' and Its Debt to Revolutionary Socialism
New York Times
The plot of “Star Trek” closely followed J. Posadas's essay proposing solidarity between the working class and the alien visitors. Credit NBC/Photofest. H. G. Wells's foundational work of political science fiction, “The Time Machine,” predicted a ...



BBC News

Greece makes first return to debt market in three years
BBC News
Greece is returning to the financial markets to borrow money. The country's Debt Management Agency announced plans to sell bonds that will repaid in five years. It is the first sale of government debt since 2014, when Greece made a brief return to the ...
Greece Looks to Turn a Corner After Years of Economic PainNew York Times
Greece breaks three-year isolation and returns to debt marketsEURACTIV

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Reuters

China's debt specter could haunt Fed's policy meetings
Reuters
HONG KONG (Reuters) - In September 2015, the U.S. Federal Reserve cited risks from China as a key reason for delaying its first interest rate hike in a decade. A wall of Chinese debt maturing in the next few years could jolt the country back into the U ...

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The Hill (blog)

How Trump's Treasury chief can handle the debt ceiling like a pro
The Hill (blog)
Absent new and novel sources of revenues — such as asset sales, for example — the two branches of government rely ultimately on reaching an agreement to raise the debt ceiling, allowing Washington to borrow the funds needed to pay its obligated ...

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Reuters

European banks struggle to solve toxic shipping debt problem
Reuters
Shipping firms and banks are caught in a vicious circle of debt, causing a credit crunch that is hindering the industry's recovery. Overcapacity -- a glut of available ships for hire -- is a big concern, and another is a lack of profitability caused by ...

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Goldman Rallies Bears on Energy Junk Debt
Bloomberg
For years, bond traders have been hard-wired to "buy the dip." This has often worked well in a world awash in central bank cash, when any sell-off has quickly been answered by a rally. But this time may be different when it comes to junk-rated debt of ...

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South China Morning Post

Bank of England warns of explosive rise in personal debt and the risk of a rerun of 2008 crisis
South China Morning Post
“Household debt, like most things that are good in moderation, can be dangerous in excess,” Alex Brazier, the Bank director for financial stability, said in a speech in Liverpool. “Dangerous to borrowers, lenders and, most importantly from our ...
Debt-ridden households 'risk a new credit crisis': Bank of England's dire warning over mortgage lending, credit ...Daily Mail
Banks' complacency lets borrowers rack up debtThe Times

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