We're watching three key (fiscal policy) events over the course of the year that could have an effect on the economy as well as on markets.- Alec Phillips
U.S. Fiscal Issues: The Debt Limit Debate
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Alec Phillips, U.S. Political Economist in Global Investment Research at Goldman Sachs, discusses the major fiscal issues confronting policymakers in Washington in the coming months -- including the debate over the debt limit and the potential for a government shutdown – and how these issues might affect growth in the U.S. economy.
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