Catalyst #1: How U.S. Debt to China Threatens the Dollar

The United States owes foreign governments more money than it ever has in history.

And with the exception of April 2015, China has been the top holder of U.S. foreign debt for seven years running.

This means China holds the power to drastically affect the American economy - and we've seen China exercise this power before...

Watch the video to see just how high the U.S. debt to China has grown to today - and what exactly that means for the U.S. dollar and your money:

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This video is our first installment in a series profiling five looming threats to the U.S. dollar. Watch them all here:

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