Could her large spending cause her to need to steal to pay off debts?
Nike Inc. said yesterday that its first-quarter profits rose 7.1 percent, but heavy spending on advertising during the Olympics caused profits to fall below investors' expectations.
"It's not that the extra spending of the rich hasn't caused problems for the middle class - it has, particularly in the housing market," Professor Frank says.
Unless revenues increase at a similar pace, such spending will cause federal debt to grow to unsustainable levels.
But hardliners in the Reagan administration believed that heightened military spending would cause the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Weak retail spending and the potential war in Iraq, which could lead to a spike in oil prices, have caused some companies to cut production.
Military spending is causing education spending to decrease immensely.
Reid's extravagant spending, meanwhile, caused the company to lose money.
This feverish capital raising and spending is causing some investors to worry that leveraged buyout mania may be nearing a crescendo.
Too much spending by a candidate can in fact cause a backlash.