Keep An Eye On The Suddenly Weak Junk Bond Market (JNK)

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From Mike Burnick: Stocks have been defying gravity recently. They were moving relentlessly higher. But then last week, they hit a tax-reform speed bump.
NYSE:JNK November 14, 2017 6:08am

High-Yield Corporate Bonds Still Looking Good (JNK)

From Franklin Templeton Investments: Even in the face of rising US interest rates over the past year, corporate credit has been resilient, particularly in the high-yield category.
NYSE:JNK October 21, 2017 6:37am

Low Fees Aren’t The Only Consideration When It Comes To Junk Bonds (JNK)

From Contrarian Outlook: It's a whopper many investors believe--you may even be one of them. It's simply this: all fees are evil. After all, the more you shell out to line fund managers' pockets, the worse your return will be, right?
NYSE:JNK August 31, 2017 9:45am

A Myriad Of Ways To Play The Junk Bond Space (JNK)

We continue to see building inflows in High Yield Corporate Bond ETFs even though trading volume in the two largest products during this recent rally there has been rather low.
NYSE:JNK July 21, 2017 11:47am

Look To The SPDR High Yield Bond ETF (JNK) As A Stock Indicator

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From Chris Kimble: So Goes Junk, So Goes Stocks? Most of the time this is true. Stocks historically want to see Junk moving higher, not diverging against them.
NYSE:JNK May 25, 2017 10:06am

Junk Bonds: Proceed, But Stay On The Short End

Ever since the U.S. economy started pulling itself out of the earnings recession last year, high yield bonds have been the fixed income asset class of choice.
NYSE:JNK May 16, 2017 5:57am

Outflows Continue For Junk Bond Funds

Analyst/ETF Trader Paul Weisbruch of Street One Financial brings us his daily fund flows update, which today points out big redemptions in the world's largest ETF, accompanying small cap outflows, and some interesting moves for junk bond funds.
NYSE:JNK May 11, 2017 11:25am

Aggressive Fed Rate Hikes Could Put Junk Bond ETFs In Danger

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From John Ross Crooks III: We’re not in Kansas anymore. But we are in Kansas City, where Esther George is president and chief executive officer of the Kansas City Fed. And the only thing transient is economic weakness.
NYSE:JNK April 24, 2017 10:13am

Exodus From Junk Bond Funds Accelerates As Institutional Fear Rises

junkThe outflows in HYG (iShares High Yield Corporate Bond) have piled on in recent sessions, now topping more than $2.2 billion that has vacated the fund thanks to redemption pressure.
NYSE:HYG November 3, 2016 12:00pm

Fed Meeting Spurs Huge Outflows in High-Yield Bond ETFs

Investors worried about potential rising rates are pulling billions out of corporate junk bond bond ETFs ahead of the Fed's big decision this week.
NYSE:HYG September 20, 2016 11:59am

BlackRock: Be Very Careful with High-Yield Bonds

From BlackRock: iShares Head of iShares Americas Fixed Income Strategy Matt Tucker examines U.S. fixed income fund flow data since the last Fed meeting and points out some trends worth paying attention to.

Investors are Fleeing from Junk Bond ETFs

From ZeroHedge: Earlier this year, investors couldn't get enough high-yield (junk) bonds. Now it seems the tide has turned, as rising volatility and rates have spurred a mass exodus out of junk bond ETFs.
NYSE:HYG September 17, 2016 7:38am

High-Yield, High-Risk Debt at Greatest Levels Since Great Recession

From ZeroHedge: A new report by S&P Global points out that the number of "at-risk" high-yield issuers (i.e. those with a B- or lower rating and negative outlook) soared in 2016 to the highest level since the "great recession" of 2009.
NYSE:HYG September 3, 2016 8:34am

Despite Falling Yields, Junk Bond ETFs are Still Attracting Huge Inflows

As investors continue to chase yield anywhere they can get it, the high-yield bond sector remains red hot, despite sharply higher risk levels.
NYSE:HYG September 2, 2016 1:49pm

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