China is not the biggest investor in U.S. National Debt

From an article I read from "the balance", I was quite surprise with the following breakdown. China or Japan, they are not the bigger investors in the U.S. debt of $21 trillion, it is the Social Security Trust Fund, that is the American's retirement money. Two Categories of U.S. debt: Intragovernmental holdings and debt held by the public. Intragovernmental Holdings This is the portion of the federal debt owed to 230 other federal agencies. Intragovernmental holdings total $5.6 trillion, almost 30 percent of the debt. Why would the government owe money to itself? Some agencies, like the Social Security Trust Fund, take in more revenue from taxes than they need. Rather than stick this cash un


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