Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget


The IMF on Fiscal Adjustments

As we have been looking at a number of fiscal plans for the US recently, the IMF has a useful appendix in its most recent
Mar 23, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Fiscal Power Rankings

Students at Stanford University, under the guidance of Comeback America Initiative (CAI) CEO and CRFB board mem

MarketWatch: February 14-17, 2011

Markets so far this week have reacted to mixed news on the growth front in the US plus new concerns on inflation.

MarketWatch: January 31 - February 4, 2011

Markets in the U.S. and elsewhere have focused on signs that the U.S. economy continues to recover, although still at a very gradual pace.
Jan 27, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Japan's Credit Rating Cut by Standard & Poor's

In what is sure to be a wake-up call for the Japanese government, Standard & Poor’s

IMF to the United States: Adopt a Credible Fiscal Plan for the Medium-Run

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its World Economic Outlo

MARKETWATCH: January 17 - 20, 2011

Over the past week, interest rates on the benchmark 10 year Treasury bond rose.
Jan 12, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Eichengreen Warns U.S. over Budget Mismanagement

Economist Barry Eichengreen warned the U.S. over at VoxEU about the consequences of "

Wall Street Banks Cut Holdings of U.S. Debt

Wall Street banks have been drastically cutting their holdings of U.S.

MARKETWATCH: December 13– December 16, 2010

Nearing the end of the week, markets are still wrestling with the same cross-currents they faced last week, but with a new wrinkle - Spain.