S&P 500 Index and Yield Spread (A-Rated vs. Junk Bonds)

S&P 500 Index and Yield Spread (A-Rated vs. Junk Bonds) The S&P 500 tends to fall when yield spreads between A-rated and junk bonds widen. It is therefore a leading indicator to watch closely. Image: Real Investment Advice

U.S. Yield Curve – Which Yield Spread Matters?

U.S. Yield Curve – Which Yield Spread Matters? Investors should care about an inverted yield curve, which has preceded every U.S. recession over the past 50 years. Image: Real Investment Advice

Coronavirus – EM High Yield Spread

Coronavirus – EM High Yield Spread The coronavirus pandemic has left credit spreads at distressed levels for a number of EM high-yield sovereigns. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

High Yield Spread vs. U.S. Default Rate

High Yield Spread vs. U.S. Default Rate Current high yield spreads are predicting decline in U.S. default rates. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy