U.S. Corporate Debt Maturity Wall

U.S. Corporate Debt Maturity Wall This chart shows the massive wave of maturities faced by investment-grade and speculative-grade U.S. companies in coming years. Image: Oxford Economics

U.S. Consumer vs. Corporate Debt

U.S. Consumer vs. Corporate Debt This chart puts interest rates on non-prime consumer credit accounts into perspective vs. CCC corporate bonds. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Leveraged loans pose risks as corporate debt increases

Leveraged loans pose risks as corporate debt increases A leveraged loan is debt issued by a company that has below investment grade credit ratings and a considerable amount of debt with high interest rates. In this video, Brian Cheung of Yahoo Finance, explains why leveraged loans pose risks as corporate debt increases.

U.S. Debt Ratios to GDP (Household, Corporate, Government)

U.S. Debt Ratios to GDP (Household, Corporate, Government) U.S. households remain far less in debt than during the Great Recession, but U.S. corporate debt continues to rise rapidly and has exceeded record levels . Image: Pictet Wealth Management

The U.S. Corporate Bond Debt Rated ‘BBB’ Exceeds $3 trillion

The U.S. Corporate Bond Debt Rated ‘BBB’ Exceeds $3 trillion The U.S. corporate bond debt rated ‘BBB’ exceeds $3 trillion. That’s 53% of investment-grade bonds in the United States. Any drop in the credit ratings could amplify the next recession: many investment grade investors own BBB-rated bonds, but are not allowed to hold junk-rated bonds.…

Debt Securities Issued by S&P 500 Companies

Debt Securities Issued by S&P 500 Companies Should investors be concerned about the corporate debt maturity wall? This chart shows the long term S&P 500 debt maturity schedule. Image: J.P. Morgan US Equity Strategy & Global Quantitative Research

U.S. Corporate Leverage

U.S. Corporate Leverage U.S. corporate leverage is high and close to its previous peak on a net debt to EBITDA. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Global Debt by Sector and Recession Risk

Global Debt by Sector and Recession Risk With global growth slowing, this chart suggests that the biggest recession risk is corporate deleveraging. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Investment Strategy

Total Negative Yielding Corporate Bonds Outstanding

Total Negative Yielding Corporate Bonds Outstanding Negative-yielding corporate debt passed $1 trillion in market value. Investors face significant risk should rates start to rise. Image: Bianco Research