Yet Another Woe For High Yield

Laughlin, Kate
February 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;2/13/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the poor performance of the high-yield bond market in the U.S. A financial expert claims that high yield is one of the most intriguing asset classes in the capital markets. According to the Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. Master High Yield Index, the high-yield returned only 2.73 percent in 2005. Factors affecting high-yield bonds include structural problems in mutual funds and close-end funds.


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