A Chart is Worth a Thousand Words


This chart is from Jeffrey Gundlach’s April 26,2012 presentation (the chart is reproduced here), and it’s terrifying.  Note that every 1% rise in rates means an additional $150 billion or so in debt service cost.

2 thoughts on “A Chart is Worth a Thousand Words

    • This chart shows 2012 U.S. bond redemptions that will need to be refinanced by the government this year via new issuance. It’s an interesting look into how much money we owe.

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