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Borrowing, at a glance

A snapshot of borrowing in major sectors expected to take place over the next three years or so. Experts worry that the amounts are so large it could leave the weakest borrowers, including some governments, without access to funds, possibly triggering another economic downturn.

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How debt could derail recovery
Article | It has been dubbed the "wall of debt." A massive wave of borrowing will start cresting this year when the U.S. and European governments sell an estimated $4 trillion in new bonds. The surge will course through the world financial system for several years as countries, corporations and banks borro...

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