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Weathering the Market Volatility Storm; Clear Skies on the Horizon for High Yield



Since the beginning of June, high yield spreads have widened by over 150 basis points (bps). The energy sector is trading above 1,000 bps, blowing past the December wides. And, although the rest of the high yield sectors have held up, no sector has been immune to market volatility. In light of…

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High Yield Makes Sense: One Man’s “Junk” is Another Investor’s Treasure



When investors think of high yield fixed income, the old term “junk bonds” often comes to mind. While the term “junk” carries a negative connotation, referring to the early years of high yield where high default rates were expected, the current reality is that high yield securities have a…

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