SINGAPORE (Jan 22): Debt in the US continues to balloon to dangerous levels in what has been described as a debt-driven model of recovery. Yet, the Dow Jones Industrial Average breaks the 26,000 barrier while the federal government moves towards a financial shutdown.

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