Liquidity Premium and IG Bonds

Liquidity Premium and IG Bonds The spread between low liquid and high liquid IG bonds is widening, despite the rally and the belief of an improvement in US-China trade tensions. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

U.S. High Yield Bonds and Leverage Loans

U.S. High Yield Bonds and Leverage Loans The pace of downgrades has accelerated in the U.S. leveraged loan market, despite declining interest rates. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

High-Yield Bond Returns

High-Yield Bond Returns Year-to-date, Caa rated high-yield bond returns have lagged those with higher average credit ratings. Image: Charles Schwab

Sovereign Bonds with Negative Yields

Sovereign Bonds with Negative Yields This chart puts things into perspective by showing the share of developed market sovereign bonds with negative yields (1-10 year maturities). Image: Credit Suisse

Global High Yield Bond Spreads Since 2017

Global High Yield Bond Spreads Since 2017 High yield bond spreads have widened recently (difference in yields between high yield bonds and comparative government bonds). Image: BlackRock

Super-Cycles – Commodities, Stocks, and Bonds

Super-Cycles – Commodities, Stocks, and Bonds The importance of asset allocation and diversification: commodities, stocks, and bonds do not necessarily moved together over the long term. Image: Wells Fargo Investment Institute

U.S. Corporate Bond Market Risk

U.S. Corporate Bond Market Risk It is different this time. Since the 2008 regulations change, corporate bond market-risk-taking has moved from banks to investors in mutual funds. Image: Swedbank Research