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  1. Introduction
  2. A side effect of balancing the budget
  3. Understanding that suppressing the natural flow of any system will only lead to chaotic behavior
  4. Building risk adverse portfolios
  5. The flaw in today's models
  6. Conclusion

The consequences of balancing the US budget are potentially harming. Whether it is decided to balance at a rapid or steady rate, there will be complications of massive influence on the American people. Let us explore in a triumvirate approach the shortcomings of forcing such a balance.
Attempts to balance the budget may cause a sudden recession, increasing unemployment and decreasing consumption. As there is already a considerable amount of tension on the market to recede out of its natural trend, an additional push would achieve tremendous after-effects. To accomplish a budget balance, the government will have to increase taxes and contract spending. Because the government is the number one spender in the US, the market will be destabilized as the demand will shrink significantly. The lowered GDP will be a reflection of the spike in the unemployment rate as people lose jobs.

[...] On Balancing the US Budget The consequences of balancing the US budget are potentially harming. Whether it is decided to balance at a rapid or steady rate, there will be complications of massive influence on the American people. Let us explore in a triumvirate approach the shortcomings of forcing such a balance. Attempts to balance the budget may cause a sudden recession, increasing unemployment and decreasing consumption. As there is already a considerable amount of tension on the market to recede out of its natural trend, an additional push would achieve tremendous after-effects. [...]


[...] Balancing the budget would create more problems than it would solve. Currently, many shareholders are experiencing high levels of stress, and as they suffer through more disappointments with the devaluation of their stock they will ultimately withdraw their invested funds. Once again, the capital that circulates and drives the market is contracted and becomes dead money. Possible solutions for decreasing the deficit exist and should be further explored. One solution includes decreasing the balance trade by increasing the tax on imports and promoting exportation. [...]

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