Corporate bonds

The Short and the Long of the Fed’s Corporate Bond Buying

By increasing liquidity and improving the functionality of corporate bond markets, the US Federal Reserve’s (Fed) new programs have been good news in the near term. Still, a number of unknowns remain regarding the rollout of these programs, and we anticipate potentially difficult impacts for the most indebted companies over the longer term. The Fed’s […]

Corporate bonds

“Best buy opportunity of the century” for corporate bonds.

Corporate bonds are now at a bargain price (Photo by Barry Lewis/InPictures via Getty Images) In pictures via Getty Images At the start of 2020, corporate bonds were friendless. Revenues looked meager and their potential for capital growth limited. High issuance had left a glut of supply, while investors had seen their protections eroded by […]

Corporate bonds

Bank of America says stock prices and corporate bonds are at rock bottom

While the direction of the market still depends on the slowing of the coronavirus epidemic, some signs are emerging that the bulk of the sale of stocks and corporate bonds is behind us, according to the chief investment strategist of Bank of America, Michael Hartnett. The first is the magnitude of the decline. More than […]