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BlackRock: Keep Buying High Yield Bonds, Despite Risks

yield-downFrom BlackRock: The highest yield areas of the market have rallied so much that investors have a right to question whether they're still worth the risk or not.
NYSE:HYG August 11, 2016 12:12pm

Analyst: Buy High Yield Corporate Bonds Because Fed Isn’t Raising Rates

high-yieldPrudential Financial's top strategist said today in a Bloomberg interview that investors should be all over high-yield corporate bonds right now, because the Fed isn't raising rates -- no matter how good the jobs number is.
NYSE:HYG August 5, 2016 5:17pm

This Junk Bond ETF’s Correlation with Oil Might Finally be Over

bonds 600X300From Rakesh Upadhyay: The recent drop in crude oil prices has not reflected in the iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond ETF (NYSE:HYG), as shown in the charts below. Various analysts believe that the close correlation between the junk bonds and crude oil—which have been together for quite some time—has now decoupled.
NYSE:HYG August 4, 2016 4:16pm

Analyst: Junk Bond Bubble is About to Burst

junkMike Burnick: When it comes to investing, I put my faith in the numbers, the cold hard facts. That’s why I prefer quantitative and technical analysis over fundamental.
NYSE:HYG July 22, 2016 8:08am

The Significance of Rising Commodities Prices

inflationPrecious metals expert Michael Ballanger expounds on how Federal Reserve policy affects the commodities markets, and expresses cautious optimism about how that policy will play out in gold markets.
NYSE:HYG May 5, 2016 3:15pm

3 High Yield ETFs That Must Be On Your Radar

yieldDavid Fabian:  The high yield landscape has been a difficult one to navigate over the last year.  The pernicious selling in commodities combined with a rocky road for stocks has led to sliding prices in junk bonds, master limited partnerships, and mortgage REITs.
NYSE:AMLP April 11, 2016 4:16pm

Credit Markets Point To Rising Default Rates

wall-street-etfChris Ciovacco:  If an investor was given the opportunity to invest in two nearly identical bonds with one bond paying 2% per year and the other paying 6% per year, logic says most would choose to invest in the higher-yielding bond.
NYSE:HYG April 8, 2016 12:12pm

Corporate Debt Defaults Explode To Catastrophic Levels Not Seen Since The Last Financial Crisis

debtIf a new financial crisis had already begun, we would expect to see corporate debt defaults skyrocket, and that is precisely what is happening.  As you will see below, corporate defaults are currently at the highest level that we have seen since 2009. 
NYSE:HYG March 29, 2016 3:15pm

Retail Inflows Into Junk Bonds Highest On Record In Past Month

money flowIt seems like only a blurry, distant memory but February 11 - the day the S&P hit its 2016 lows - was just over 4 weeks ago. In the subsequent 4 weeks, the market has unleashed one of the most furious short covering/record corporate buyback/central bank easing-driven "risk on" rallies ever
NYSE:HYG March 24, 2016 4:16pm

Time To Jump Back Into Junk Bonds?

market bondsKent Thune:  Junk bond mutual funds and ETFs recently saw a $5 billion weekly inflow – the biggest surge on record. Is the turnaround for junk bonds sustainable, or is it a trap?
NYSE:HYG March 23, 2016 3:15pm

What To Do When You Miss The Move In An ETF

new etfsDavid Fabian:  Every correction in the stock or bond market unfolds in a different manner.  While our natural inclination is to try and make comparisons to prior events or rationalize statistical probabilities for a turn, there is no easy way to know when an investable bottom has truly materialized.
NYSE:HYG March 21, 2016 2:14pm

Financial Crisis 2016: High Yield Debt Tells Us That Just About EVERYTHING Is About To Collapse

debtDid you know that there are more than 1.8 trillion dollars worth of junk bonds outstanding in the United States alone? 
NYSE:HYG February 15, 2016 12:12pm

Time To Buy Junk Bond ETFs?

new etfsBob Ciura:  Junk bonds, otherwise known as high-yield bonds, suffered mightily in 2015. The prospect of higher interest rates in the United States caused investors to flee from the junk bond market throughout the year.  In the last three months alone,
NYSE:HYG January 5, 2016 5:17pm

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