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The Federal Reserve has announced an update to its Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (SMCCF). The lending program may acquire up to $250 billion in outstanding corporate bonds and another...
After two decades of portfolio shuffling and reshuffling, and with a new entrenched team, GE is trying to rebuild itself and restore its reputation as an industrial conglomerate.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) has not been spared from the investor carnage that has been seen in the cruise industry. On top of needing capital, the company had previously announced a...
In 2020, sovereign debt defaults in emerging markets are likely to become much more common, putting billions of dollars at risk for emerging market and junk bond investors who chase high yields and...
Ford has filed a preliminary prospectus for three senior unsecured note offerings to raise more cash. This is the company's first offering since its debt was downgraded to junk last month.
GE is taking actions that will look like a refinancing of some debt to solidify the conglomerate's financial position.
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...
Here are 10 fresh credit rating actions that investors will want to consider when analyzing the finances of companies.
Most investors think of bonds as safer and less volatile than stocks. However, it turns out that municipal bonds have a lot of exposure to a bad economy.
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.
While interest rates are low in the United States, Netflix is making a debt offering, partly in Europe, to capture even lower interest rates.
Ford was just given an unfortunate verdict on how the financial markets will treat the company when it needs to raise capital.
The corporate spreads in U.S. corporate bonds are now low enough, on top of record-low interest rates, that companies would be foolish to ignore the opportunity to grab vast amounts of capital on the...
The test of time has proven that big and healthy banks have been able to overcome many of the challenges thrown at them over time. 24/7 Wall St. has laid out the case for each major bank stock and...
After a dismal May, ETF inflows in stock, bond and gold funds were quite strong. Contrarians would ask if the bond ETF class reaching $1 trillion in assets may have market a near-term top too. And...