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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Bond Mutual Fund Investors Can Do in a Liquidity Squeeze

    Things look fine for now Previously in this series, we discussed how mutual funds have a notably larger holding of corporate bonds at present than they had before the financial crisis of 2008. We’ve also talked about how regulatory changes could impact the role of banks as market makers. At the same time, the role […]

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    After the Fallout from Brexit, the Fed’s Hands Are Tied Again

    With the Brexit fallout, the Federal Reserve will most likely delay the next interest rate hike until the end of this year or even next year.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Price Movement in the VFINX and the JNK
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Did Junk Bond Yields Fare ahead of the FOMC Meeting?

    Junk bond yields fell 18 basis points week-over-week and ended at 8.38% on March 11, 2016.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Junk Bond Yields in  and
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Hanesbrands Issued the Most Junk Bonds in the Week to May 6

    Hanesbrands issued Ba2/BB rated dollar-denominated junk bonds worth $1.8 billion on May 3. It will use the proceeds of the loan for refinancing purposes.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///US High Yield Bond Market Issuance
    Company & Industry Overviews

    High Yield Bond Issuance Fell in December on Rate Hike, Holidays

    Let’s look at the high yield bond markets. Junk bond issuers stayed away from the primary market for three successive weeks in December due to holidays.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    US Stock Indices Remain Mixed as Oil Prices Fell during the Last Week of 2015

    Among the US stock indices we review in this weekly series, two US equity indices rose while one equity index fell between December 23 to December 30, 2015.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Price Movement in the VFINX and the JNK
    Company & Industry Overviews

    US Indexes Fell Last Week amid Fears of Dismal Corporate Results

    Together, the S&P 500 Index, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), and the NASDAQ fell marginally from March 29 to April 5, 2016.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Price Movement in the VFINX and the JNK
    Company & Industry Overviews

    US Stock Indices Rebounded after Deadly Terror Attack in Brussels

    Three US equity indices rebounded after the terror attack at the Brussels airport and metro station on March 22. The S&P 500 index rose 1.2%.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Credit Rating Breakdown PAHIX
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    PAHIX: A Large Fund with Moderately Liquid Corporate Bonds

    PAHIX has a sizable portion of its assets rated B and below. If we look at its risk, it doesn’t appear that investors in the fund should be worried.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///Estimated Flows for High Yield Bond Funds
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    High-Yield Bond Fund Flows in 2015: Not a Pretty Picture

    High-yield bond funds have become out of favor with investors. Recently, the ICI released weekly data on estimated fund flows for high-yield bonds funds.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads///Break up of Weekly Total Net Assets in Retail Money Market Funds
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Your Bond Mutual Fund Could Face Liquidity Risk—and Why

    Mutual funds currently own ~20% of outstanding corporate bonds—a gaining trend. Bond mutual funds thus have an increasing role in credit intermediation.

    By David Ashworth
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