Debt Ceiling en Trillion dollar coin: More key voices support it (VIDEO) <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Is the trillion dollar platinum coin a beltway gimmick or is it solution to all of America's debt problems? The #MintTheCoin movement rolls on. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomas Mucha </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The chatter this week in global economic circles is all about the coin.</p> <p>The trillion dollar platinum coin.</p> <p>The growing movement, naturally, has its own hashtag: #MintTheCoin.</p> <p>It also has a simple idea, and one that took off yesterday when Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman came out in support of the measure.</p> <p>Here&#39;s how Krugman <a href="" target="_blank">explained it in a post that went viral yesterday</a>:</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Ceiling Paul Krugman Platinum Coin Stephen Colbert Trillion dollar coin Business Debt Crisis Macro Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:29:00 +0000 Thomas Mucha 5731581 at US debt ceiling: The world scolds Washington. Again No, world leaders are not very happy with what's happening at the political center of Earth's largest economy. Not happy at all.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Ceiling Business Debt Crisis Global Economy United States Macro Thu, 10 Oct 2013 19:25:00 +0000 Thomas Mucha 5957579 at From Sam I Am to the Grinch: Will Ted Cruz block the Senate deal? <p>With default looming and the world watching anxiously, the US Senate has finally come close to a deal to end the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling, at least temporarily. No grand bargain, this: As most observers have pointed out it&#39;s merely an exercise in kicking the can down the road, until after the holidays and the all-important Christmas shopping season.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Ceiling Debt Crisis Want to Know Politics Global Economy Political Risk United States Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:47:00 +0000 Jean MacKenzie 5961402 at