High Yield Bond Fundamentals Improving Despite Record Issuance
May 26, 2021 — High yield corporate bond issuance is up 93% in 2021 – from $106 billion in 2020 to $206 billion year-to-date. Corporate bond investors typically view such large increases in high yield issuance as a negative for credit fundamentals, as it usually correlates with higher leverage.
Tactical Positioning – Stick with the “Three Rs”
While growth, earnings, and liquidity conditions are expected to remain highly supportive to risk assets, given strong returns this year and stretched valuations, some . . .
Is Now the Time to Buy Fixed Income?
April 6, 2021 -- Interest rates have risen remarkably since August, from 0.52% on August 4 to 1.74% on March 31, resulting in negative total . . .