iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF

NYSEARCA: HYG
$84.23
-$0.23 (-0.3%)
Closing price August 13, 2020
Unprecedented times call for unprecedented actions. The Federal Reserve, Treasury and even politicians in America have managed to forge together bailout and rescue packages to fight the COVID-19...
When stock market turmoil and economic turmoil coincide into a perfect storm, it turns out that the high-yield sector in corporate bonds, municipal bonds and emerging market bonds tend to get gutted.
Exchange traded funds are often seen as a way to diversify and to moderate the risks of investing directly into stocks during times of uncertainty. Yet, a quick look at some of the most popular...
A quick look at the performance of some of the most popular high-yield ETFs doesn’t seem too encouraging on the surface.
Source: ThinkstockOne of the victims of the recent market trends has been the junk bond, or high-yield, market. Financial media and market pundits have warned that things got too rosy in the sector,...
Source: ThinkstockBond yields have risen over the past month or two, and many investors expected those yields to keep rising. That was before Monday. The latest European debacle in Cyprus wanting...
It is no secret that we have grown cautious in the area of high-yield corporate debt, also known more commonly as junk bonds. Our concerns are not the underlying credit metrics of the companies and...
Source: Jon OggDividend and income oriented investors need to be on the lookout as of now as the formation of a bubble among the high dividend and high-yield stocks and funds appears to be peaking....
We have been talking about dividend bubbles forming for about two weeks as of now.  Can the bubbles continue to inflate?  Sure.  But you better take a look at the 30-Year Treasury auction from...
Source: Jon OggJunk bonds, or those high-yield bonds which are under BBB- at S&P or under Baa3 at Moody’s, have seen one massive rally since the lows of the summer.  Some may wonder if these have...
IndexUniverse.com has now released its July 2012 ETF Fund Flows data and the report is showing some key changes for the month on different asset classes.  The total ETF fund flows were a gain of $16...
Source: Jon OggWhile everyone remains focused on the jobs report and the European meltdown, investors are having a harder and harder time finding real investment returns.  Germany actually saw...
Bonds of the Treasury variety may be the safe haven against a falling stock market.  They hardly pay anything in yield, but they haven’t yet faced a meltdown. The woes of Europe, the slowing BRIC...
Junk bonds, or high-yield bonds are at a level that all income investors need to be paying attention to.  After a big recovery in the sector and after the markets have gotten off to a good 2012,...
Barron’s is talking up junk-rated debt.  We have been expecting that some media outlets would begin to notice how the spreads over Treasury yields were growing and growing and now offer 10% yields...