The $29 Trillion Corporate Debt Hangover That Could Spark a Recession

  • Leverage at companies worldwide swells to highest in 12 years
  • Capital not working hard enough at third of all firms

What Do Markets Tell Us About the Odds of a Recession?

There’s been endless speculation in recent weeks about whether the U.S., and the whole world for that matter, are about to sink into recession. Underpinning much of the angst is an unprecedented $29 trillion corporate bond binge that has left many companies more indebted than ever.

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