U.S. Twin Deficits: Budget & Trade

U.S. Twin Deficits: Budget & Trade May Trump’s fiscal gamble not pay off? Meanwhile, the U.S. twin deficits continue to grow. Image: LPL Research

U.S. Defense Spending as a % of GDP

U.S. Defense Spending as a % of GDP The U.S. defense budget is expected to increase significantly. Image: BofA Research Investment Committee

U.S. Federal Debt Held by the Public

U.S. Federal Debt Held by the Public The Congressional Budget Office projects that the U.S. federal debt will double GDP by 2050. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Federal Debt Held by Public and Annual U.S. Deficit

Federal Debt Held by Public and Annual U.S. Deficit The U.S. budget deficit may quadruple in 2020 to almost $4 trillion, and the stimulus will take the U.S. national debt to wartime levels. Image: Bloomberg

Long-Term Annual Real GDP Growth in the U.S.

Long-Term Annual Real GDP Growth in the U.S. Most forecasters projects long-term real GDP growth of about 2% in the United States, except for the White House (Office of Management and Budget). Image: Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

U.S. Surplus/Deficit As A Percentage of GDP

U.S. Surplus/Deficit As A Percentage of GDP The US federal government’s budget deficit jumps above $1 trillion for the first time over the past 12 months. Image: Bianco Research

U.S. Twin Deficits (% of GDP) Lead the U.S. Dollar Broad REER by 18 Months

U.S. Twin Deficits (% of GDP) Lead the U.S. Dollar Broad REER by 18 Months The chart suggests that the U.S. dollar should weaken over time. You may also like “U.S. Twin Deficits (% of GDP) Lead Real Trade Weighted Dollar Index by Two Years” and “U.S. Dollar and Relative Growth (GDP Spread)” and “U.S. Budget…

U.S. Federal Debt Held by the Public

U.S. Federal Debt Held by the Public Rising U.S. federal debt could increase the likelihood of a fiscal crisis in the future. Image: Congressional Budget Office