Recession or Not, It's Time to Buy HY

Sheahan, Matthew
September 2011
High Yield Report;9/12/2011, p10
The article discusses why it is feasible to buy high yield bonds regardless of whether there will be a double-dip recession or not. Contrasting ideas as to the reliability of wide high yield bonds in predicting recession are presented. Market analysts observe that the widening spreads can mean a period of slow growth and so investors who are not fazed by sudden fluctuations can see benefits on the long term return. The attraction of investing in B-bonds are also discussed.


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