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Who Owns Treasury Debt?

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On July 29, 2011 @ 8:00 am In Credit,Taxes and Policy | Comments Disabled

As a reminder, check out this great chart from Société Générale showing who holds US Trasury debt. In the unlikely — thought increasingly possible — event of an unscheduled water landing failure to raise the debt ceiling, a technical default would be avoided by making the payments on these bonds:


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Source: Global Insight, SG Cross Asset Research/Economics

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