junk bonds

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
With 2016 coming to a close, and with the presidential election making most of the public neurotic, investors need to consider several things about yields in general — particularly in junk bonds.
Jon C. Ogg
If it weren't for the energy sector, the percentage of high-yield bond defaults would likely fall below the pre-Great Recession average for the trailing 12 months ending in October.
Paul Ausick
It turns out that the investing community may have no choice but to own junk-rated and speculative bonds, directly or indirectly.
Jon C. Ogg
The inverse relationship between prices and yields translates to one serious issue for bond holders: the value of those bonds they bought before recent days is dropping as yields rise.
Jon C. Ogg
If you have been wondering if we are in a bond market bubble with insultingly low interest rates, maybe you should hear what one of the top bond managers has to say on the matter.
Jon C. Ogg
The trailing 12-month default rate on U.S. high-yield bonds slipped from 5.1% at the end of July to 4.9% in August.
Paul Ausick
Any time that investors see a stock down 6% or more, they probably aren’t going to be too keen on hearing that the drop is actually supposed to be good news. If that big drop is from a...
Jon C. Ogg
24/7 Wall St. has decided to track seven funds, all either closed-end funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs), that offer yields of 10% or more.
Jon C. Ogg