corporate debt

IMF Warns Of Bankruptcies With Rising Rates

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Reading Time: 4 minutes The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a few enlightening charts in its Global Financial Stability report. The fertilizer for a debt bubble is in place which is why it has grown so large. There is a toxic combination of low interest rates and low growth. Low interest rates encourage borrowing…CONTINUE READING

Why The Federal Reserve Isn’t Meeting Its Goals

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Reading Time: 5 minutes There are many questions about the current monetary policy, but not many answers provided by the central bankers. The situation, which has remained the same since the Federal Reserve started its quantitative easing policy, was perfectly summarized on Monday as Janet Yellen spoke at the University of Michigan. She didn’t…CONTINUE READING

Pause In Rate Hikes; Weak Jobs Report

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Two topics that took center stage this past week have been the Federal Reserve’s supposed change (perceived tightening) in its monetary policy and the monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report. The Fed clarified its forward guidance this week in a speech by Bill Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve…CONTINUE READING

Corporate Debt Highest Ever – What Does It Mean?

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Reading Time: 5 minutes In previous articles, the groundwork for how the current financial bubble was created has been explained. You can read them here, here, or here. To summarize, central banks have collectively pumped trillions of dollars into the system by buying assets. This lowered fixed income yields to record low levels. There…CONTINUE READING