U.S. Household Debt and World Trade

U.S. Household Debt and World Trade This chart shows the pretty good correlation between U.S. household debt and world trade. Image: Oxford Economics, Macrobond

Private Debt Assets Under Management

Private Debt Assets Under Management Private debt assets under management have tripled over the past decade to $812 billion. Investors are looking to increase yield in a world of low interest rates. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Debt, Demographics and Labor Force Growth

Debt, Demographics and Labor Force Growth The slowdown in the labor force in the U.S., China, Europe and Japan, represents 62% of the world’s GDP and 69% of the equity market capitalization. The labor force growth is expected to be -1% by 2055. Image: Fidelity Investments

Household Debt to GDP by Country

Household Debt to GDP by Country This chart shows a global view of household debt as a percent of GDP. Households of Australia, Netherlands and Canada are the most indebted in the world. Image: Oxford Economics

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

Debt and Demographics

Debt and Demographics Our world is aging with high levels of debt and low interest rates (maybe for a long time). Image: Fidelity Investments

What Does Government Debt Look Like Across the Globe?

What Does Government Debt Look Like Across the Globe? Government debt has risen to over $63 trillion in absolute terms. Japan is the most indebted countries in the world, with debt-to-GDP ratio of 237.6% in 2017. The United States debt-to-GDP ratio is 105.2% in 2017. Image: howmuch.net

Valuation and Demographics

Valuation and Demographics Our world is aging with high levels of debt and low interest rates, maybe for a long time. The chart shows that an aging population affects yields. You may also like “Debt and Demographics.” Image: Fidelity Investments