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Putting the national debt in context for investors

Ethan Gilbert  |  February 14, 2020

By Ethan Gilbert, includes “With recent headlines around the increasing national debt, our firm has had clients reach out to ask if they owned Treasuries and if the national debt is something that should worry them and their investments. … When asked to identify the greatest threat to our national security, former admiral and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Michael Mullen, and former Defense Secretary James Mattis have both cited the national debt rather than a foreign government or terrorist organization. … But from an investor's standpoint there is no reason to be concerned about the national debt or holding Treasury bonds in the foreseeable future.”

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