Setting priorities

19 April 2013 By Daniel Indiviglio

Drama over the cap on Uncle Sam’s borrowing power rattled investors back in 2011. A new proposal would force Treasury to pay bondholders before contractors and seniors. If the debt limit can’t just be scrapped, at least markets could be spared some of Washington’s dysfunction.

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