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    Financials

    High-Grade Bond Yields Rose as Spreads Touched Their Lowest Level

    Last week, high-grade bond yields rose after upbeat US inflation and retail sales data raised the possibility of a rate hike by the year’s end.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///US Investment Grade Bond Market Issuance
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Investment-Grade Corporate Bonds’ Issuance Fell Last Week

    Investment-grade corporate bonds worth $28.8 billion were issued in the primary market in the week to May 27, 2016.

    By Lynn Noah
  • Financials

    Issuers like Wells Fargo and Verizon take advantage of low yields

    Major deals included debt issues by Wells Fargo (WFC), Baidu, AT&T, and Verizon (VZ).

    By Phalguni Soni
  • uploads/// Year Breakeven Inflation Rate
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Richard Bernstein Sees Risk in ‘Safe’ Investments

    Richard Bernstein believes that investors’ flocking to fixed-income products and shunning equities has increased their risk.

    By David Ashworth
  • uploads/// Dissenters
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    FOMC: Why Did George, Mester, and Rosengren Dissent?

    The September 2016 FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting was characterized by three dissents to the status quo on the federal funds rate.

    By David Ashworth
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    Miscellaneous

    Why the Spike in Demand for Investment-Grade Corporate Bonds?

    The demand for US investment-grade corporate bonds was driven by higher yields generated by bonds in the midst of low interest rates.

    By Matt Tucker, CFA
  • uploads///Movement of Investment Grade Bond Yield and Spread
    Financials

    High-Grade Bond Yields Fell, Spreads Rose at the End of July

    According to the BofA Merrill Lynch US Corporate Master Effective Yield, high-grade bond yields have risen since the beginning of 2016.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Movement of Investment Grade Bond Yield and Spread
    Financials

    High-Grade Bond Yields Fell Due to Volatility in Global Markets

    Last week, high-grade bond yields fell due to growing panic and concern about global economic growth as the UK decided to leave the European Union.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///High grade Bond Yields and Price Movement in LQD
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Did Investment-Grade Bond Yields Fall Last Week?

    Movement in investment-grade bond yields was driven by aftershocks following the Brexit vote. Last week, investment-grade bond yields fell.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Price Movement in the PTTAX and the LQD
    Financials

    Investment-Grade Bond Yields Fell Due to Brexit

    Last week, the movement in investment-grade bond yields was driven by Brexit. Investment-grade bond yields fell for the week ending June 24.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///US Investment Grade Bond Market Issuance
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Investment-Grade Corporate Bond Issuance Reaches 10-Week High

    Investment-grade corporate bonds worth $51.4 billion were issued in the primary market in the week ending May 20, 2016.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///US Investment Grade Bond Market Issuance
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Investment-Grade Corporate Bond Issuance Rose Last Week

    Investment-grade corporate bonds worth $50.7 billion were issued in the primary market in the week to May 13, 2016—the highest since March 11.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///US Investment Grade Bond Market Issuance
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Did Investment-Grade Corporate Bond Issuance Rebound Last Week?

    Investment-grade corporate bonds worth $27.0 billion were issued in the primary market in the week ending April 29, 2016.

    By Lynn Noah
  • uploads///Investment Grade and High Yield Bond Spreads
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Fear or Greed: What’s Driving Fixed Income Right Now?

    Yield spreads are the difference between the yields of two fixed income securities. They can have the same or different credit quality.

    By David Ashworth
  • Financials

    Why yields on investment-grade corporate bonds continued to fall

    Monetary policy has also continued to remain accommodative, which has kept yields low.

    By Phalguni Soni
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