Moody's: Indexes Split on HY Spreads
- Moody's: Risk 2010 Style Is not Your 2007 Risk. Sheahan, Matthew // High Yield Report;11/1/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p34
This article focuses on a report from Moody's Investors Service which claims the current high yield bond spreads in 2010 indicate an increased tolerance for risk.
- Moody's: More Signs Point to Thinner HY Spreads. Sheahan, Matthew // High Yield Report;1/3/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p17
The article focuses on a report by Moody's Investors Service, which indicated the likelihood of a continued tightening of high yield bond spreads.
- Moody's: HY Spreads May Drop Below 700. Sheahan, Matthew // High Yield Report;10/19/2009, Vol. 20 Issue 42, p13
The article focuses on a report issued by Moody's Investors Service, which predicted that the high yield bond spread may drop below 700 basis points during the fourth quarter of 2009. According to Moody's, the ratio between high yield upgrades and downgrades are even as of October, a significant...
- Moving Down the Capital Structure. // Pensions & Investments;9/30/2013 Supplement, p9
The article looks at high-yield investing, as of September 2013. It discusses how investors can assess the levels of risk associated with high-yield investments, citing indicators including changes in credit spreads. Topics include liquidity risk, the gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate,...
- Chem sector high-yield is not junk. Zwirn, Ed // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;3/26/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 12, p11
The article reports that the chemical sector high-yield bonds are not junk according to analysts despite the volatility in the securities markets in February 2007. Merrill Lynch analyst Christopher Garman states that the bonds' spread have recovered from 60 basis points to 250 basis points....
- Suddenly, High Yield Isn't Looking So High to Investors. Wood, Duncan // Treasury & Risk Management;May2005, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p44
Focuses on the start of money drain out of high-yield bonds in the U.S. Increase in the size of withdrawals; Amount of outflows in the market; Move of fund managers to seek higher ground; Detection of the lack of enough spread of high-yield bonds to cover the risk to investors.
- Moody's: QE2 Should Continue to Thin HY Spreads. Sheahan, Matthew // High Yield Report;1/3/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p7
The article focuses on a report by Moody's Investors Service, which stated that the second quantitative easing program being undertaken by the U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to thin high yield spreads further by boosting equities.
- Distressed Investors Keep Hunting for Yield. Sheahan, Matthew; Fugazy, Danielle // High Yield Report;1/25/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p8
This article reports on the decline in distressed debt opportunities in 2009 as deals abound for high yield bond and leveraged loan investors. It notes that a big shift in distressed debt levels can be attributed to tightening spreads. The distress ratio, Standard & Poor's claims, is 14.65%...
- The New Junk Trend. Bruno, Joe Bel // Investment Dealers' Digest;5/17/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 20, p9
Reports that despite being singled out as one of the more resilient asset classes in the wake of a United States Federal Reserve Board interest rate hike, high yield investment class has proved less immune to the sell-off in U.S. equity markets, according to the "High Yield Report" periodical....