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Corporate America's debt load is nearing $10 trillion, a record 47% of the overall economy - and experts around the world are sounding the alarm

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US corporate debt has swelled to nearly $10 trillion, according to data recently cited by the Washington Post .
That comes out to roughly 47% of the overall economy, which is a record, WaPo found.
Experts from the International Monetary Fund to trillion-dollar asset manager BlackRock are warning of the risk posed by ballooning investment-grade debt.
Following the 2008 financial crisis, companies have issued record-levels of bonds to investors amid historically low interest rates.
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Corporate America's debt load is nearing $10 trillion, a record 47% of the overall economy - and experts around the world are sounding the alarm

Corporate America's debt load is nearing $10 trillion, a record 47% of the overall economy - and experts around the world are sounding the alarm

5 monthes ago   |   By

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
US corporate debt has swelled to nearly $10 trillion, according to data recently cited by the Washington Post .
That comes out to roughly 47% of the overall economy, which is a record, WaPo found.
Experts from the International Monetary Fund to trillion-dollar asset manager BlackRock are warning of the risk posed by ballooning investment-grade debt.
Following the 2008 financial crisis, companies have issued record-levels of bonds to investors amid historically low interest rates.
Visit the Business Insider homepage for more stories .
US corporations are sitting...
Read more ...

 


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