Saturday, July 17, 2010

Sovereign Debt Series Summary

by Bill McBride on 7/17/2010 08:24:00 AM

For those that missed any part of the series ...

Part 1: How Large is the Outstanding Value of Sovereign Bonds?

Part 2. How Often Have Sovereign Countries Defaulted in the Past?

Part 2B: More on Historic Sovereign Default Research

Part 3. What are the Market Estimates of the Probabilities of Default?

Part 4. What are Total Estimated Losses on Sovereign Bonds Due to Default?

UPDATE on Sunday: Part 5A. What Happens If Things Go Really Badly? $15 Trillion of Sovereign Debt in Default

Coming soon: Part 5B. What Happens If Things Go Really Badly? More Things Can Go Badly: Credit Default Swaps, Interest Swaps and Options, Foreign Exchange.