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An ‘Achilles’ heel’ in credit markets means fund managers are bracing for a recession — here’s how they’re adjusti...

Fund managers at a Moody's conference are growing wary that a US recession might happen in the next year and are tweaking their portfolios to prepare.
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A $1.6 trillion credit market could batter the global economy. And you will take the hit if it implodes, not Wall Street.

Leveraged loans have caught a lot of heat in recent months as a potential cause of the next recession and broader financial doom, but what are they?

Goldman Sachs flagged 5 ‘pockets of risk’ that could spark a recession

Goldman Sachs flagged bonds, leveraged loans, auto loans, student loans and commercial real estate as 'pockets of risk' for the US economy.
Randal Quarles

US officials say they will investigate the risky $1.6 trillion ‘leveraged loan’ market

The Financial Stability Board says "we have set up a process at the FSB to understand" risks.

Global debt is not yet at financial crisis levels — but could be set for an explosion with China leading the way

Global debt is at significant levels but isn't high enough to draw comparisons with 2008 just yet though emerging markets are in a dangerous position.
The quality of leveraged loans took another deep dive last year.

The risky ‘leveraged loan’ market just sunk to a whole new low

This is why Mark Carney is comparing corporate credit to the subprime crisis of 2008.
Steve Carell as Mark Baum in The Big Short. Baum was based on Steve Eisman.

‘Big Short’ investor Steve Eisman just joined those sounding the alarm on rising corporate debt

Stocks of such debt have more than quadrupled since the crisis, standing at about $2.7 trillion.

If you thought 2018 was bad for markets, a cocktail of fears is set to make 2019 even worse

Markets are set for another turbulent year in 2019 as the world adjusts to tightening monetary policy, the Bank for International Settlements warns.
SpaceX is the latest Musk company to tap the leveraged market.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is the latest big tech company to tap the risky leveraged-loan market

SpaceX closed a $250 million leveraged loan despite deteriorating market conditions, turning down an extra $500 million from investors.

The IMF just became the latest to warn about the $1.3 trillion ‘leveraged loan’ market

The buildup of risky debt in credit markets has caught the attention of major financial institutions. Now the IMF has added to the clamor.