U.S. Corporate Debt Outstanding by S&P Ratings

U.S. Corporate Debt Outstanding by S&P Ratings Should investors be worried? The proportion of BBB-rated bonds has increased significantly over time. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

U.S. Corporate Debt

U.S. Corporate Debt Is U.S. corporate debt in serious trouble, approaching 50% of GDP? Image: The Daily Shot – The Wall Street Journal

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.

Non-Financial Corporate Bond Debt

Non-Financial Corporate Bond Debt Chart showing the corporate bond debt due within the subsequent three years. Is this where the next debt crisis will begin? Image: Financial Times

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.…

China: Chinese Debt-to-GDP Ratios by Sector

China: Chinese Debt-to-GDP Ratios by Sector The debt-to-GDP ratio of the non-financial corporate sector accounts for the largest share of China’s debt and declined to 143% of GDP. Image: Pictet Wealth Management