TRILLION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TRILLION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities dip http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421831-79/foreign-holdings-treasury-trillion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421831-79/foreign-holdings-treasury-trillion.html.csp">Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities dip</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T18:05:02.495-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 06:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities trimmed their holdings in July after hitting a record level in June. The two biggest purchasers, China and Japan, both cut back. The Treasury Department said Tuesday in its monthly report that foreign holdings dipped 0.3 percent in July to $6.0 trillion, down from a record $6.01 trillion in June. China, the top foreign buyer of U.S. Treasury debt, reduced its holdings by 0.3 percent to $1.26 trillion. Japan, the No. 2 buyer, trimmed its hol...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584218312014-09-16T18:05:02.495-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T18:05:02.495-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421831@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:05:02 MDT U.S. budget deficit dips to $128.7 billion in August http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402800-79/deficit-billion-budget-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58402800-79/deficit-billion-budget-government.html.csp">U.S. budget deficit dips to $128.7 billion in August</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T15:54:01.426-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 03:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The federal government ran a lower budget deficit this August than a year ago, remaining on track to record the lowest deficit for the entire year since 2008. The August deficit was $128.7 billion, down 13 percent from the $147.9 billion deficit recorded in August 2013, the Treasury Department said Thursday in its monthly budget report. With just one month left in the budget year, the deficit totals $589.2 billion, 22 percent below last year’s 11-month total. The Congressional Budge...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584028002014-09-11T15:54:01.426-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T15:54:01.426-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402800@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:54:01 MDT Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury debt top $6 trillion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300395-79/foreign-holdings-treasury-trillion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300395-79/foreign-holdings-treasury-trillion.html.csp">Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury debt top $6 trillion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T11:47:22.61-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 11:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings in June, topping $6 trillion for the first time. Total foreign holdings rose 0.6 percent to $6.01 trillion, up from $5.98 trillion in May, the Treasury Department said Friday in its monthly report. The increase came despite the fact that the two biggest foreign owners of Treasury securities reduced their holdings slightly. China, the top foreign buyer of U.S. Treasury debt, trimmed its holdings by 0.2 percent to $1....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583003952014-08-15T11:47:22.61-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T11:47:22.61-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300395@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:47:22 MDT