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Monday, February 20, 2012
misconception vs fact
Misconception No. 1: Most of what Americans spend their money on is made in China.
Fact: Just 2.7% of personal consumption expenditures go to Chinese-made goods and services. 88.5% of U.S. consumer spending is on American-made goods and services.
Misconception No. 2: We owe most of our debt to China.
Fact: China owns 7.6% of U.S. government debt outstanding.
Misconception No. 3: We get most of our oil from the Middle East.
Fact: Just 9.8% of oil consumed in the U.S. comes from the Middle East. dailyfinance.com