How The Energy Sector Could Doom High-Yield Bonds (HYG)

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From Tyler Durden: Back in May, we pointed out an interesting observation made by Goldman: unlike late 2015 and most of 2016, when equities demonstrated surprising resilience to the swoon in oil prices, in 2017 OPEC's failure to stabilize oil prices finally hit energy equities disproportionately.
NYSE:HYG July 21, 2017 11:00am

High Yield Bond Flows Suddenly Turn Positive (HYG)

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Today in our ETF/Index options recap we speak about some near term put buying in the largest High Yield Corporate Bond ETF in the U.S. listed universe HYG (iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond, Expense Ratio 0.50%, $17.7 billion in AUM) involving the August 87 strikes.
NYSE:HYG July 17, 2017 12:00pm

Fed Rate Hike Inspires Buyers Of Corporate Bond Funds (HYG)

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Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today looks big inflows back into corporate bond funds, corresponding outflows from long-dated Treasuries, and interesting outflows from an inverse volatility ETF.
NYSE:HYG June 21, 2017 11:19am

Analyst: “This Is The Beginning Of The End” For Junk Bonds (HYG)

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From Tyler Durden: One month ago, Goldman made an interesting observation: unlike the first big drop in oil prices in 2015/2016 when junk bonds, mostly those of energy companies, dropped alongside oil and in many cases decline with an even higher beta than energy equities, in 2017, the relationship had flipped, and it was HY Energy was resisting lower crude, even as stocks are sliding far more than the recent drop in oil would suggest.
NYSE:HYG June 9, 2017 6:06am

Corporate, Junk Bonds Still Look Like A Safe Bet (HYG)

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From Franklin Templeton Investments: The repeated financial market patterns of recent years have reminded some market professionals of the 1993 Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day. But according to Christopher Molumphy, CFA, chief investment officer of Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group®, investors may be missing the most important lesson of that movie: take control of your destiny.
NYSE:HYG June 2, 2017 5:41am

Outflows Begin To Hit Junk Bond Funds Once Again

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Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today looks at continued appetite for emerging market ETFs, sudden outflows in junk bond funds, and some dip-buying in long volatility ETPs.
NYSE:HYG May 10, 2017 12:03pm

BlackRock: Here’s What Investors Need To Know About HYG

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From BlackRock: The market’s first high yield bond ETF turns 10, and there is a lot about the fund that you may not know.
NYSE:HYG April 4, 2017 7:20am

Investors Are Piling Back Into Junk Bond Funds

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today looks at a return of capital back into junk bond funds, renewed interest in the energy sector, and continued interest in emerging market equities.
NYSE:HYG April 3, 2017 11:52am

Relentless Outflows Continue From Corporate Bond ETFs

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today looks at a return to risk assets, a continued flight from corporate bond funds, and yet another all-time low for volatility-linked products.
NYSE:HYG March 15, 2017 12:24pm

High Yield Bond ETF Sees Major Uptick In Options Activity

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From Corey Rosenbloom: File this under "interesting reference post," as these are the top ten stocks and ETFs that traded the most Put and Call Option volume (and activity) on Monday, March 6.
NYSE:HYG March 7, 2017 9:20am

These High-Yield ETFs Might Be Treading On Thin Ice

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From David Fabian: Love is in the air this Valentines week and many income investors are smitten with the returns of their high yield investments. The steady march higher in assets like junk bonds, preferred stocks, emerging market debt, and even leveraged closed-end funds has remunerated shareholders for their faith.
NYSE:HYG February 17, 2017 2:35pm

Junk Bonds Are On Fire, HYG Just Hit New 52-Week Highs

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Investors looking for ETFs with rising momentum should begin to consider the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond Fund (HYG). This product just hit a new 52-week high of $87.68 today, and is now up 16.77% from its 52-week low price of $75.09 per share.
NYSE:HYG January 27, 2017 1:18pm

Can Junk Bond ETFs Survive Sharply Higher Interest Rates?

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From Zacks: Year 2017 started on a troubled note for junk bond ETF investors. These ETFs have been garnering a lot of attention since last year on investors’ desire for higher yields in the ultra-low rate interest environment.
NYSE:HYG January 12, 2017 7:09am

Investors Are Hedging Their High Yield ETF Positions

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings investors his daily fund flows update, which today points out end-of-year market complacency as well as some hedging moves in a certain high-yield ETF.
NYSE:HYG December 30, 2016 12:37pm

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