It’s not just countries that are at risk of contagion.
Today, the national debt stands at more than $21 trillion.
The big six central banks now own 40% of global GDP, which is more than double the 17% they held before the financial crisis.
Gasoline prices are expected to reach $3 as a national average for unleaded gasoline this summer, a four year high.
Turkish gold imports surged due to a sharp increase in investment demand as well as renewed Central bank purchases.
Beijing is the largest holder and buyer of the US Treasury securities despite the two countries being engaged in a spiral of mutual trade restrictions.
Argentina's central bank has raised interest rates for the third time in eight days as the country's currency, the peso, continues to fall sharply.
Oil prices rose to their highest level since November 2014 faced with geopolitical tensions in the Middle East.
North American gold-backed exchange traded funds saw inflows in April at the highest since September 2017.