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Speculative Grade (Junk) Bonds

Bonds rated 'BB' or lower. Known as a "high-yield" or "speculative" or "junk" bonds.

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About Speculative Grade (Junk) Bonds Bonds rated 'BB' or lower. Known as a "high-yield" or "speculative" or "junk" bonds.<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers., Carl Icahn <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px;'><b>Carl Icahn: </b>Activist investor. He is the majority shareholder of Icahn Enterprises.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: “The high-yield market is just a keg of dynamite that sooner or later will blow up” in www.cnbc.com on 11th Dec 2015 and 0 commented
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About Speculative Grade (Junk) Bonds Bonds rated 'BB' or lower. Known as a "high-yield" or "speculative" or "junk" bonds.<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers., Gary Shilling <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px;'><b>Gary Shilling: </b>American financial analyst and commentator.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: “Junk bonds continue to be interesting on the short side, especially those issued by energy-related companies. The rest may well be dragged down as investors flee to safe havens.” in www.businessinsider.com on 30th Jan 2015 and 0 commented
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About Equities (Global) Global Equities<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers. and Speculative Grade (Junk) Bonds Bonds rated 'BB' or lower. Known as a "high-yield" or "speculative" or "junk" bonds.<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers., Felix Zulauf <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px;'><b>Felix Zulauf: </b>Founder and owner of Zulauf Asset Management.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: “Inflation is diminishing even in weak-currency countries. ... At some point, this will hurt the stock market. There will be a crisis in the junk-bond market, where spreads [between junk-bond and Treasury yields] are widening.” in online.barrons.com on 17th Jan 2015 and 1 commented
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About Equities (Emerging Markets) vs Equities (US)Emerging Markets Equities<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers., Speculative Grade (Junk) Bonds Bonds rated 'BB' or lower. Known as a "high-yield" or "speculative" or "junk" bonds.<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers., Commodities All commodities<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers. and Commodities (Energy) General statements about energy<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers., it was said that Jim Paulsen <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px;'><b>Jim Paulsen: </b>Chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> thinks: “prefers emerging-markets to U.S. stocks, likes high-yield debt, and expects commodities and energy to bounce back.” in www.marketwatch.com on 8th Jan 2015 and 0 commented
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About Speculative Grade (Junk) Bonds vs US TreasuriesBonds rated 'BB' or lower. Known as a "high-yield" or "speculative" or "junk" bonds.<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers., Byron Wien <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px;'><b>Byron Wien: </b>Vice Chairman of Blackstone Advisory Partners LP</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: “The spread between high yield and Treasurys is cut in half” in www.valuewalk.com on 6th Jan 2015 and 2 commented
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prediction for 2015
  — matt, 867 days ago
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About Speculative Grade (Junk) Bonds Bonds rated 'BB' or lower. Known as a "high-yield" or "speculative" or "junk" bonds.<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers., James Rickards <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px;'><b>James Rickards: </b>American lawyer, economist, and investment banker. Author of Currency Wars.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: “$20,000 in ETFs that are inverse to the junk bond market. - So basically, if the junk bond market goes down, you’ll make money on these particular ETFs.” in www.kitco.com on 19th Dec 2014 and 0 commented
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About Speculative Grade (Junk) Bonds Bonds rated 'BB' or lower. Known as a "high-yield" or "speculative" or "junk" bonds.<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers., it was said that Carl Icahn <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px;'><b>Carl Icahn: </b>Activist investor. He is the majority shareholder of Icahn Enterprises.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> thinks: “high-yield corporate debt may be in bubble territory and that a recent hiccup in the market, as a result of plunging oil prices, support his suspicions.” in www.marketwatch.com on 15th Dec 2014 and 0 commented
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About Speculative Grade (Junk) Bonds Bonds rated 'BB' or lower. Known as a "high-yield" or "speculative" or "junk" bonds.<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers., James Montier <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px;'><b>James Montier: </b>Member of GMO’s asset allocation team.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: “The total return expectation for owning high yield bonds today is negative. Why on Earth would I want to own that stuff? People are blinded by zero returns in cash, so they pile into high yield. The only way it would only be about the yield is if you think that you can get out before all the others. Which of course is impossible in aggregate and therefore not a viable strategy.” in www.zerohedge.com on 3rd Dec 2014 and 1 commented
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not explicitly short, but I certainly interpret it that way.
  — matt (during entry), 901 days ago
About Speculative Grade (Junk) Bonds Bonds rated 'BB' or lower. Known as a "high-yield" or "speculative" or "junk" bonds.<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers. and Equities (Global) Global Equities<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers., John Hussman <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px;'><b>John Hussman: </b>President of the Hussman Investment Trust</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: “At present, the entire global financial system has been turned into a massive speculative carry trade ... Valuations don’t matter to carry-trade speculators, because the central feature of those trades is the expectation that the securities can be sold to some greater fool ... The narrative of overvalued carry trades ending in collapse is one that winds through all of financial history in countries around the globe. ... At present, the high-yield debt markets and equity markets around the world are no different.” in hussmanfunds.com on 3rd Nov 2014 and 0 commented
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About Speculative Grade (Junk) Bonds Bonds rated 'BB' or lower. Known as a "high-yield" or "speculative" or "junk" bonds.<br/><br/>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers., Carl Icahn <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px;'><b>Carl Icahn: </b>Activist investor. He is the majority shareholder of Icahn Enterprises.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>Please login. Quantitative information is available (for free) after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: “I am concerned about the high yield market, I think that's in a major bubble, but nobody knows when it's gonna burst...” in www.zerohedge.com on 21st Oct 2014 and 1 commented
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longer timeframe best encapsulates uncertainty in this and conviction of position I think.
  — matt (during entry), 944 days ago