How Much Is Too Much? $31 Trillion Reasons to Understand the Debt Problem

21 March 2023
55 min listen


Past battles over the US debt ceiling have ultimately been settled—sometimes at the 11th hour. But the current political climate and pandemic-related debt surge leave many investors with not-so-fond memories of the 2011 ratings downgrade—and wondering about the implications of outright default. 

In the latest installment of the AB Disruptor Series, Unpacking the Debt Problem, Rick Brink, AB’s Chief Market Strategist, and an expert panel will start with a deep dive into the US debt-ceiling discussions and then look more broadly at the debt question both here and around the world. 

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