Chronicle Journal: Finance

Skyrocketing U.S. budget deficit slows in July as delayed tax payments offset massive federal spending

the U.S. budget deficit shrank in July to the lowest level since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but the government is still on track to post the biggest shortfall as a share of the economy since World War Two because of massive federal aid for households and businesses. The U.S. deficit slid to $68 billion last month from a record $864 billion in June.
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