Global Real Yields Since 1805

Global Real Yields Since 1805 Negative real yields are an “opportunity” for any government to refinance their debt. Image: Deutsche Bank

Total Outlays (Spending) to GDP

Total Outlays (Spending) to GDP This chart shows the percentage share of GDP that the U.S. federal government spends. Image: Bianco Research

U.S. Total Receipts (Taxes) to GDP

U.S. Total Receipts (Taxes) to GDP This chart shows the percentage share of GDP that is collected by the U.S. federal government through taxes. Image: Bianco Research

$11 Trillion Bonds Globally Trade At Negative Interest Rates

$11 Trillion Bonds Globally Trade At Negative Interest Rates The total amount of negative interest rates climbed to USD 11 trillion. Investors are paying governments for the privilege of holding their bonds and are losing so much money in real terms. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

China’s Belt and Road Initiative

China’s Belt and Road Initiative The Belt and Road Initiative is a global development strategy adopted by the Chinese government. This chart shows the infrastructure projects. Image: Reuters

Global High Yield Bond Spreads Since 2017

Global High Yield Bond Spreads Since 2017 High yield bond spreads have widened recently (difference in yields between high yield bonds and comparative government bonds). Image: BlackRock

The Amount of Outstanding Negative-Yielding Debt since 2009

The Amount of Outstanding Negative-Yielding Debt since 2009 Investors are paying governments for the privilege of holding their bonds and are losing so much money in real terms. Raising interest rates in the future could be painful for bond investors. Image: Jeroen Blokland, Bloomberg

91.2% Correlation Between Gold Price and U.S. National Debt

91.2% Correlation Between Gold Price and U.S. National Debt According to the National Inflation Association, there’s 91.2% correlation between gold price and U.S. national debt. The U.S. government’s public debt is now more than $22 trillion. Over the long term, the price of gold could continue to rise as debt increases. Image: U.S. Global Investors

U.S. Debt to Nominal GDP Ratios from 1975 to 2019

U.S. Debt to Nominal GDP Ratios from 1975 to 2019 Government debt: 97.2% of Nominal GDPHousehold debt: 76.4% of Nominal GDPNon-financial corporate debt: 73.9% of Nominal GDP You may also like “Is U.S. Household Debt a Problem?“ Image: J.P. Morgan Asset Management “Guide to the Markets” for Q2 2019

Why We Should Not Be Afraid By China’s Debt?

Why We Should Not Be Afraid By China’s Debt? In China, there is a high level of savings and controls on capital outflows. Currently, most of the Chinese savings are lent or invested in China. So, China’s debt reflects the Chinese savings rate. It would be much more worrying if China’s debt led to external debt,…