U.S. Long Bond

U.S. Long Bond This chart shows the U.S. long bond and its long-term trend line. Picture source: Fidelity Investments

Dividend Yield vs. Corporate Bond Yield

Dividend Yield vs. Corporate Bond Yield This chart shows that dividend yields of European companies appear more attractive than corporate bond yields. Picture source: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

U.S. Bond Yields and QE

Bond Yields and QE Chart showing that bond yields tend to move higher after QE starts. Picture source: J.P. Morgan

Global Negative Yielding Bonds

Global Negative Yielding Bonds This chart shows all bonds in the world at negative interest rates. Picture source: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Global Bond Fund Flows

Global Bond Fund Flows Over the past 3 months, investors have injected $160bn into bond funds, fearing a global recession. Picture source: BofA Merrill Lynch

S&P 500 Dividend Yield and 30-Year Treasury Bond

S&P 500 Dividend Yield and 30-Year Treasury Bond Are U.S. equities a “buy”? The dividend yield of the S&P 500 Index is now higher than the yield from a 30-year Treasury bond. This is a rare phenomenon. But keep in mind that the equity risk does not disappear because a company pays a dividend. Picture…