MORE THAN SIXFOLD
Foreigners have increased their holdings of US Treasury securities from $1 trillion in 2000 to more than $6.2 trillion in 2018. (source: St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank).
NOT THE USA
There are 10 countries in the world that currently maintain the top credit rating from each of the 3 major credit rating agencies, including Canada, Germany and Sweden. (source:Trading Economics).
More than 200 million vacation days were left on the table in 2017, and the lost value of those untapped benefits was $62 billion last year alone. For each worker, that “donation” to their employer of untapped paid time comes out to $604. (CNBC, August 12, 2018).