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Fed Rate Hike, What Rate Hike? High-Yield Bonds Still Attractive
If investors are worried about the Federal Reserve's monetary tightening plans, you wouldn't know it judging by the performance of high-yield bonds. This asset class -- also known as junk bonds becaus... read more
High-Yield Coporate Bond Strategies Still in Favor
Benchmark treasury yields ticked higher across the board, which saw the 10-year touch the 3% marker once again this year, but despite this, high-yield corporate bonds are still an attractive option as ... read more
High Yield Bonds - Buy Or Sell After The Sharp Rally?
In our last article about the High Yield bond market dated March 10th the total return index (BofA Merrill Lynch) stood at 1,015, a solid rebound off the February lows. Our view then was that the sect... read more
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Leveraged Loans Are The Achilles Heal Of The Bond Market
In late October I warned that the best signal for real problems in the credit markets would come from leveraged loans and not high yield bonds. I am not the only ... portfolio than BKLN is 'only' down ... read more
Junk Bonds: The Overlooked Investment For High Yield [Market Vectors ETF Trust]
Chad Shoop: Even with the promise of the Fed raising interest rates soon, high yield ... But not all bonds are bad. There is actually still one space in the bond market that I find extremely attractiv... read more
Why Are High-Yield Bonds an Attractive Investment Opportunity?
Is It Time to Invest in High-Yield Bonds after the FOMC Meeting? (Continued from Prior Part) What are high-yield bonds? According to the U.S. Securities ... and compensate them for the higher risk. An ... read more
What Are High-Yield Stocks?
With interest rates at an all-time low, high-yield stocks have replaced bonds as the best option to provide a stream ... in on the current bull market to boost your net worth but you're still finding ... read more
Where High-Yield Bonds Can Fit in a Portfolio
Still, there's money to be made if things go right. Johnson says that from 1983 through 2013, the return to high ... With Bond Funds.] In fact, the JNK exchange-traded fund has lost nearly 1 percent t... read more
CBL High-Yield Bonds: Increasingly Attractive
Further still, the preferred shares are particularly ... we've added these CBL bonds to our ranking of 5 increasingly attractive high-yield opportunities (which includes preferred stocks, bonds, and c... read more
It’s Time to Sell High-Yield Bonds
Comparatively, the average yield since the start of 1998 has been 9.65%. Keep in mind that the average is skewed somewhat by periods in which the yield was exceptionally high, most notably the 2008-20... read more
High Yield Energy Bonds Are Very Attractive
Secondly, the yield to maturity on such bonds was such that investors would recoup the entire cost of their investment in as little as two years, provided that coupon payments were made. Thus the key ... read more