month we are going to take a look at the The
Bureau of the Public Debt website
the xmas rush, and reading how consumers were burning their
plastics, I decided to see what the goverments findings
on debt was. Well, on January 13th I found out that the
Debt Held by the Public was 4,417,573,913,146.62. Back in
September 30, 1997 the debt held by the public was 3,789,667,546,849.60.
are the Intragovernmental Holdings for the same period.
goverment considers Debt Held by the Public as all Federal
debt held by individuals, corporations, state or local governments,
foreign governments, and other entities outside of the United
States Government less Federal Financing Bank securities.
Holdings -- Government Account Series securities held by
Government trust funds, revolving funds, and special funds;
and Federal Financing Bank securities. A small amount of
marketable securities are held by government accounts
The Debt of the U.S., Daily amounts to the penny... visit