Himalaya: Listen. Learn. Grow.
Yahoo Finance Daily
Even before the current economic crisis, the federal budget deficit was approaching record levels. Now, after multiple waves of economic stimulus, budget watchers have watched the red ink rise to a level never before seen. “We will have spent as much in the first six months of this crisis as we did on stimulus over five years during the Great Recession,” said Marc Goldwein of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a bipartisan DC think tank.