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‘Some Serious Financial Stress Manifesting’

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    April 19, 2015

    From Bloomberg comes word that credit managers for American companies are getting a little worried about debts going unpaid somewhere down the line, that is, when things might not be so hunky dory in the U.S. and global economy and the Fed is raising rates.

    A few more dates on the x-axis would have been helpful for the main graphic, as would a little clarification about the end data point on the far right (given how the chart appears on the left, the composite index appears to still be above 50, but that’s in conflict with the two smaller graphics). In any case, it’s not good.

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