5 government debt mythsContributor Samantha Azzarello
As we approach a rising rate environment, the scale of U.S. federal debt has some investors concerned about the sustainability of government finances in the coming years. In this bulletin we consider the most common myths about the government’s debt and discuss how investors can position their portfolios to withstand what we believe are manageable headwinds related to the federal debt burden. (This paper is an updated version of a paper with the same title, originally released in August 2015.)
Five government debt myths
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