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Star Spangled Debt

Friday October 11th 2013

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Star Spangled Debt
This paper was prepared through Thursday, October 10th 2013. 
The subject of the debt ceiling is a fast moving issue and so we 
accept that some of the points discussed may now just be academic. 

  • We assume the US will not default next week.
  • President could bypass Congress.
  • Why not have Fed buy up problem maturities?
  • Best value in T Bill of November 7th 2013.

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