Non-Financial Corporate Bond Debt

Non-Financial Corporate Bond Debt Chart showing the corporate bond debt due within the subsequent three years. Is this where the next debt crisis will begin? Image: Financial Times

U.S. Corporate Bond Ownership

U.S. Corporate Bond Ownership More than 25% of U.S. corporate bonds are held by insurance companies. Many investment grade investors are not allowed to hold junk-rated bonds. Any drop in the credit ratings could amplify the next recession. Image: NBF Economics and Strategy

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

Global Corporate Bond Sales

Global Corporate Bond Sales Companies sold a record amount of bonds in September. Yield-seeking investors were served up $434bn of new corporate bonds globally. Image: Financial Times

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. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Negative Yielding European Corporate Bonds

Negative Yielding European Corporate Bonds Now, €1.1 trillion of European corporate bonds yield are below zero: exactly half of the European high-grade credit market. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch