One Scary Chart: The Spiraling U.S. Debt

by: Prieur du Plessis

The graph below (click on it to enlarge), courtesy of Citywire, shows the expected change in government debt in 2011 versus the current debt for a number of countries. As shown, U.S. debt is much higher than average and, like Greece and Ireland, will continue to grow in 2011.

A picture speaks a thousand words …

Source: Citywire, November 26, 2010.

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