Leftoffers.com - The Latest Debt News and Information

CNBC

China's debt surpasses 300 percent of GDP, IIF says, raising doubts over Yellen's crisis remarks
CNBC
Global debt has hit a record level in the first quarter of this year, mainly driven by emerging markets, raising questions of whether there will be another financial crisis in the near future. Data from the Institute of International Finance showed ...
Emerging market borrowing spree lifts global debt to record $217 trillion -IIFReuters
Global borrowing hits record $217T, as central banks prepare to tighten creditFinancial Post

all 4 news articles »


Bond Buyer

Puerto Rico power monopoly's debt deal rejected
MarketWatch
Bondholders had agreed to accept a 15% haircut -- a reduction on their claims -- in exchange for new debt with stronger legal protections. Paying for the deal required a new charge on ratepayers that local manufacturers said could stifle economic ...
Puerto Rico board rejects power utility debt restructuringBond Buyer

all 9 news articles »


U.S. News & World Report

Greece Eyes Market Return as Debt Dispute Still Simmering
U.S. News & World Report
She said it was "simply not realistic" to have Greece run a budget surplus after debt and interest payments of 3.5 percent of annual GDP over the coming few years, and 2 percent for the decades after. The country's rapidly aging population, for one ...

and more »


Reuters

Bond insurers sue Puerto Rico over debt deal
MarketWatch
Bond insurers are suing Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a $9 billion utility debt restructuring agreement, accusing the U.S. territory's financial supervisors of improperly withholding approval of the controversial deal. Assured Guaranty ...
Puerto Rico oversight board rejects $9 billion debt restructuring deal: WSJReuters

all 19 news articles »


CNBC

UBS: Chinese companies are getting more careful about debt
CNBC
Chinese companies are "rationalizing" their use of debt, said Eugene Qian, chairman of UBS' China strategy board. Chinese companies seeking overseas acquisitions are being more careful to avoid overpaying, Qian said on the sidelines of the World ...
Premier Li: China can control financial risks as debt risesABC News

all 144 news articles »


The BIS And The Global Debt Bubble
Seeking Alpha
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is to be applauded for its candor about the serious debt-related vulnerabilities in today's global economy. At a time when a great sense of complacency pervades both global markets and policymaking circles ...

and more »


CNBC

How I ditched debt: Lauren Greutman
CNBC
When Lauren found herself concealing $600 worth of new clothing in her car, she knew she had to own up, change her spending habits and attack the debt. It took two years to pay off. Lauren wrote about her experience in the book "The Recovering Spender" ...



Debt-Trading Death by a Thousand Boring Days
Bloomberg
Bonds are supposed to be boring to a certain degree, but this month has taken predictability and lack of excitement to a whole new level. Steady Going. U.S. Treasury yields have generally remained fairly steady this year, at historically low levels. U ...

and more »


Sports Illustrated

How Clinton Portis racked up millions in debt
Sports Illustrated
Former Washington Redskins and Denver Broncos running back Clinton Portis signed an eight-year, $50.5 million that included $17 million in combined signing and option bonuses in 2004. At the time, the deal made him highest-paid running back in NFL ...

and more »


Puerto Rico's Federal Supervisors Veto $9 Billion Utility Debt Deal
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
A $9 billion restructuring deal covering Puerto Rico's public power monopoly failed to win approval on Tuesday from the island's federal oversight officials, raising the likelihood of default at one of the largest U.S. utilities. The federal board ...


Google News