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S&P Cuts China's Credit Rating, Citing Risk From Debt Growth
Moody's Investors Service cut its rating on the world's second-biggest economy to A1 from Aa3 in May, citing similar concerns over economy-wide debt and effects on state finances. “The market has already speculated S&P may cut soon after Moody's ...
S&P Cuts China Debt Rating To A+; Cites Credit Growth
Standard & Poor's cuts China credit rating, citing debtNews & Observer
Standard & Poor's rating agency cuts China's credit rating, citing rising debtWashington Post
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Indianapolis Star

This is how much debt the average Indiana college graduate has
Indianapolis Star
There's a good chance that more than half of your college classmates you just graduated with have thousands of dollars of student loan debt. According to a new study from The Institute for College Access & Success, the average graduate from an Indiana ...
5 States Where College Graduates Have the Least Student Debt ...Money Magazine
Graduates in These States Fare Best When It Comes to Student DebtMental Floss
Want to Graduate With Minimal Debt? Choose the Right College ...NerdWallet (blog)
Detroit Free Press
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Albany Times Union

Which Capital Region grads have the most student debt?
Albany Times Union
Statewide, 58 percent of college graduates have some debt and their average debt load is $30,346. Click through the slideshow to see which Capital Region grads have the most debt. Photo: Lori Van Buren. Buy this photo. Image 2 of 37. The College of ...


How $5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' Us
(Reuters) - Toys “R” Us Inc has been making $400 million in interest payments on its debt every year, largely due to its $6.6 billion leveraged buyout in 2005. This week, it succumbed to its debt burden, leading to the biggest bankruptcy of a U.S ...
Toys 'R' Us Bankruptcy Filing Batters Some of Retailer's DebtWall Street Journal (subscription)
Hobbled by $5 billion in debt, Toys R Us files for bankruptcyChampaign/Urbana News-Gazette
How Toys 'R' Us Collapsed So Quickly - BloombergBloomberg
Toys“R”Us, Inc.
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S&P Downgrades China's Debt, Citing a Surge in Lending
New York Times
SHANGHAI — Standard & Poor's cut its rating of China's sovereign debt by a notch on Thursday and added its voice to the growing chorus of critics who contend that the country is maintaining fairly high economic growth only by allowing debt to rise.

The Hill (blog)

Senate Dems file bill to eliminate debt ceiling
The Hill (blog)
"We should instead work together in a bipartisan manner not just to raise the debt limit without conditions, drama, or delay, but also to eliminate it once and for all," Bennet wrote in a Medium post on Wednesday. Bennet added that Treasury Secretary ...
Coons introduces legislation to repeal debt ceilingDover Post
Michael Bennet introduces bill to eliminate the debt ceiling to avoid “manufactured crises”The Denver Post

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German debt agency cuts debt issue volume by 3 bln euros in Q4
BERLIN, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Germany's Federal Finance Agency on Thursday reduced its planned debt issue volume in the fourth quarter by 3 billion euros to 35 billion euros, excluding linkers. The debt agency said it would issue around 31 billion euros ...

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Pew Research Center

5 facts about government debt around the world
Pew Research Center
Public debt has increased sharply in many countries in recent years, particularly during and after the Great Recession. Globally, the total amount of government debt now exceeds $63.1 trillion, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of ...

Washington Post

Toys R Us — crushed by debt — files for bankruptcy
Washington Post
Toy store chain Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy Monday night after struggling for years to pay down billions of dollars in debt and remain relevant in an era of online shopping. Toys R Us been spiraling toward bankruptcy for years as it failed to keep ...
The Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy cocktail: Amazon, Walmart and billions in debtRecode
Toys 'R' Us Files for Bankruptcy, Crippled by Competition and DebtNew York Times
Heavy Debt Crushed Owners of Toys 'R' UsWall Street Journal (subscription)
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Akron Beacon Journal

Ohio college graduates left school with average debt of $30.351; Kent State highest, UA second
Akron Beacon Journal
Ohio students owed an average of $30,351 in federal and private loans — making the state the 14th highest for student debt in the country, according to the Institute for College Access & Success study. Seventy-six percent of 2016 KSU graduates carried ...

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