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

Global Debt

Global Debt IIF expects the global debt load to exceed $255 trillion in 2019, largely driven by the United States and China. Image: Institute of International Finance

Total Global Debt to GDP

Total Global Debt to GDP The global debt-to-GDP ratio is hovering near a record at $244 trillion. That’s now more than three times the size of the world economy. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

Global Debt Nears Record

Global Debt Nears Record Global debt hits $246 trillion (or 320% of GDP) and is just $2 trillion shy of all-time high. You may also like “Total Debt by Sector for Developed & Emerging Economies.” Image: International Monetary Fund

Global Government Debt

Global Government Debt Global government debt has ballooned since the global financial crisis, reaching its highest level in peacetime. Image: Financial Times

Gold Bullion and Market Capitalization of Global Negative Yielding Debt

Gold Bullion and Market Capitalization of Global Negative Yielding Debt This chart shows a strong correlation between gold and market capitalization of global negative yielding debt. Keep in mind that negative global yields are a support for gold. Image: Pictet Wealth Management

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