junk bonds

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.
Jon C. Ogg
While interest rates are low in the United States, Netflix is making a debt offering, partly in Europe, to capture even lower interest rates.
Jon C. Ogg
Ford was just given an unfortunate verdict on how the financial markets will treat the company when it needs to raise capital.
Jon C. Ogg
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...
Jon C. Ogg
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...
Jon C. Ogg
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...
Jon C. Ogg
Netflix announced this morning that it plans to issue about $2 billion in new senior unsecured debt in two series, one denominated in dollars and one in euros. The company's debt rating was raised a...
Paul Ausick
Direxion has been the key firm behind the triple-leverage ETF model. Now Direxion is entering the emerging market bonds.
Jon C. Ogg
Tesla has completed an offering of senior unsecured debt raising $1.8 billion to help the company ramp up production for the new Model 3 sedan.
Paul Ausick
There is another Greece situation that was actually closer to the U.S. and may have more directly exposure to the U.S. than Greece. The inevitable bankruptcy of Puerto Rico has finally arrived, sort...
Jon C. Ogg
Following the closing of the sale of three skincare brands to L'Oréal and after the closing of the divestiture of a manufacturing facility in Brazil, Valeant said that it now has further reduced its...
Jon C. Ogg
The world’s leading independent internet television network has been able to raise capital over time, and now the company is out with another large capital raise.
Jon C. Ogg
Some investors get tax-free income by investing in municipal bonds. Yet, some muni-bond investments might not be quite as tax-free as investors hope.
Jon C. Ogg
According to Fitch Ratings, rising interest rates in 2017 and 2018 are not expected to present a broad concern for U.S. corporate bond issuers in aggregate. Still, pockets of risk could challenge...
Jon C. Ogg
Hedge funds have run into their share of controversy in recent years. It has proven to be harder and harder to consistently outperform the markets and to continually deliver absolute returns...
Jon C. Ogg