Monday, September 17, 2007

The Physics of Corporate Debt - 2007 - Q2

This chart shows the corporate debt outstanding as seen in the Fed's Flow of Funds Data.

This chart is showing the "speed" at which the debt is increasing. It isn't hard to see the effects of the last recession in this chart.

This chart shows the rate of change in the "speed" at which the debt is increasing.

Source data and further commentary: Physics of Home Mortgage Debt

1 comment:

Stagflationary Mark said...

I made the same minor mistake in these charts (billions vs. trillions on the left scale) I made in the last ones. It is once again fixed.

So much for the theory that I can function in the morning. Why can't they release this data at midnight? ;)

Very embarrassing! Sorry about that.