iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond
Bill Gross Says These Instruments Have Investment Opportunities
Gross has suggested some short-term duration investment products since he believes economic growth may not reach the level of investor expectation.
Standard Chartered Issued the Most High-Grade Bonds Last Week
US financials and Yankee issuers commanded 34.0% each of the primary market high-grade bond issuance in the week ended August 19, 2016.
Westpac Banking Issued the Most High-Grade Bonds Last Week
Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) issued Aa2/AA- rated high-grade bonds worth $5.0 billion via five parts on August 11, 2016.
Microsoft Issued the Most High-Grade Bonds Last Week
Microsoft (MSFT) issued Aaa/AAA rated high-grade bonds worth $19.8 billion through seven parts on August 1, 2016.
Commonwealth Edison Issued the Most High-Grade Bonds
Commonwealth Edison Company is a unit of Exelon Corporation (EXC). It issued A2/A- rated high-grade bonds worth $1.2 billion through two parts on June 20.
Emera US Finance Issued the Most High Grade Bonds Last Week
Yankee bond issuers dominated the primary high grade bond market in the week ended June 10, making up 30.3%, or $10.2 billion, of all issues.
FOMC Minutes Point to Possible June Rate Hike
Following the release of the FOMC minutes, investment-grade bond (FMEQX) (CSJ) (BND) yields jumped 10 basis points from the previous day and ended at 3.18% on May 18, 2016.
Abbvie Issued the Most High-Grade Bonds Last Week
Abbvie (ABBV) is a global biopharmaceutical company. It issued Baa2/A- rated high-grade bonds worth $7.8 billion through five parts on May 9.
Who Had the Largest High-Grade Bond Issuance Last Week?
Emerging markets dominated the primary market for high-grade bonds in the week ending April 29, making up 47.4%, or $12.8 billion, of all issues.
How Short Duration Bonds Can Provide Stability
Short-term bonds can potentially offer stability to a portfolio given today’s historically low yields and impending rate hikes.
Why investors are turning to corporate bond ETFs
Investors seeking exposure to investment grade or high yield corporate debt have increasingly been using fixed income ETFs.
Why international dividend stocks are worth pursuing
While Russ would be wary of seeking income at all costs and ignoring valuations, there’s one “bond-like” equity market segment that he believes is worth pursuing: International and global dividend stocks.
Key differences between high yield and investment-grade bonds
Investment-grade corporate bonds (LQD) carry inferior yields compared to high yield bonds (JNK) with the same maturity date.
Why high yield means more interest risk than investment-grade bonds
Other things being equal, bondholders in the fixed income market are essentially exposed to two significant risks: credit risk and interest risk.
2 things you must know before investing in bond ETFs
High yield bonds could be a strong performer over the next year, but you need to understand them before you invest.
The difference between High Yield Bond ETFs and Investment Grade Bond ETFs
The corporate bond market is divided into two broad categories: the high grade market and the high yield market.