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Economists like Nouriel Roubini are starting to worry about a US debt crisis as interest rates rise - here's why it's the latest issue rocking markets

Economists like Nouriel Roubini are starting to worry about a US debt crisis as interest rates rise – here’s why it’s the latest issue rocking markets

Economists are beginning to worry about the sustainability of high debt levels as global interest rates rise sharply. A credit crunch could fuel “the mother of all economic crises”, warned Nouriel Roubini last week. Some experts have compared the current situation to the structural problems that triggered the financial crash of 2008. Loading Something is …

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Some economists think you should go into debt in your twenties. here’s why

Image source: Getty Images Should we listen to this unexpected advice? Key points Most financial experts suggest limiting the amount you borrow, but some economists take the opposite approach. Some think it’s better to borrow when you’re young if you’re on the right track to making more money later. One problem with this idea is …

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Buyers dip into their savings and go into debt.  This could cause a holiday hangover |  CNN Business

Buyers dip into their savings and go into debt. This could cause a holiday hangover | CNN Business

New York CNN — Despite high inflation and recession fears, the holiday shopping season seems to be off to a good start. Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday sales were strong as Americans were lured by deep discounts. Although consumer spending is slowing, it remains surprisingly resilient. The problem, however, is that many Americans’ paychecks are …

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Financial markets are issuing a warning that a recession is imminent: here's what it means for equities

Financial markets are issuing a warning that a recession is imminent: here’s what it means for equities

Across markets, familiar trading patterns for stocks, bonds and commodities that have held for months are starting to unravel as financial markets grapple with expectations that the US economy will sink. into a recession next year, market analysts told MarketWatch. The S&P 500 SPX index, +0.75% had its longest losing streak in nearly two months …

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New report shows foreign banks have secret derivative debt that’s ’10 times their capital’

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: December 6, 2022 ~ Janet Yellen, US Treasury Secretary United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has the dual role of chairing the Financial Stability Oversight Council (F-SOC), whose role is to provide “comprehensive oversight of the stability of the financial system of our nation”. The heads of each of …

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Explosion of US debt financed by Americans, not foreign countries, posing risks to economic growth

Explosion of US debt financed by Americans, not foreign countries, posing risks to economic growth

Brian Brenberg, Fox News contributor and professor of economics at King’s College, reacts to the November ADP report. The explosion of US government borrowing over the past 15 years has been fueled not by loans from China and Japan, but by the purchase of Treasury bills by US financial institutions, state governments and other national …

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This Brilliant Idea Can Make Everyone Better With Money, Older Americans Say

This Brilliant Idea Can Make Everyone Better With Money, Older Americans Say

Polls consistently show that older Americans regret a lot of things — working too much, choosing the wrong partner, not taking care of their health, and so on. There are also often financial regrets, such as not having saved enough and investing too little for retirement. This last regret has many reasons: everything from the …

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Imminent debt ceiling fight could be the most messy since 2011, says Goldman Sachs |  CNN Business

Imminent debt ceiling fight could be the most messy since 2011, says Goldman Sachs | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Republicans and Democrats are likely to face off next year over the debt ceiling, a fight that could rattle financial markets, unnerve consumers and threaten the economy with the specter of a calamitous default. The looming debt limit battle in Washington could spark the most uncertainty since the 2011 tightrope …

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Currency swap debt is an $80 trillion global regulator, says 'blind spot'

Currency swap debt is an $80 trillion global regulator, says ‘blind spot’

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Pension funds and other “non-bank” financial firms hold more than $80 trillion in hidden off-balance sheet dollar debt in foreign exchange swaps, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said. ). The BIS, dubbed the central bank of central banks around the world, also said in its latest quarterly report that …

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