James Pethokoukis

A debt deal, but still plenty of fiscal uncertainty

August 1, 2011

President Obama says the debt ceiling and budget deal will “begin to lift the cloud of debt and the cloud of uncertainty that hangs over our economy.”  But only begin, and just barely. Consider the following questions (via IHS Global):

On the debt ceiling deal, direction more important than degree

August 1, 2011

If you want to read the bill yourself, here you go. And here is a nice summary from MF Global: