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Sunday, 26 June 2016

U.S. fiscal fix will only hold until 2015

Don’t stop now

Washington’s budget number-crunchers say deficits will now decline for a few years. That buys breathing room. But medium and long-term problems persist because of rising healthcare and retirement outlays. Lawmakers still need to tackle these tricky areas - ideally before 2016.

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