S&P 500 Cash Balances and Debt Levels

S&P 500 Cash Balances and Debt Levels During the past 12 months, non-financial S&P 500 cash balances have declined by -11% and debt levels have inflected higher by +9%. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

GWIM Debt Holdings as % of AUM

GWIM Debt Holdings as % of AUM The debt allocation of BofA’s private clients has dropped to 20%, still staying below the average level. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Global Government Debt

Global Government Debt Global government debt has skyrocketed since the global financial crisis, reaching its highest level in peacetime and posing significant challenges and vulnerabilities for governments and economies worldwide. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

U.S. Debt per Capita

U.S. Debt per Capita U.S. debt per capita is surging, reaching the current level of $82,000. Image: BofA Global Research

Ratio of General Government Gross Debt to GDP

Ratio of General Government Gross Debt to GDP At the global level, the measures taken by governments to respond to the impact of the coronavirus crisis amounted to $12 trillion. Image: CNBC

Global Debt Is Surging

Global Debt Is Surging Rising debt levels and growing overvaluation of assets increase the risk of financial disruption in the future. Image: Deutsche Bank Research