‘High Yields’ Archive

Junk Bonds outperforming stocks of late, says Joe Friday!

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Junk bonds have been in the news a ton over the past few months, mostly in a bad way, as they have been falling in price since April of 2014.

The chart above looks at the Junk Bond (HYG)/S&P 500 ratio. As you can see, the ratio has been heading …

Outflows biggest in 3-years, will stocks rally due to this panic?

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Outflows from mutual funds have been rather large of late, actually the biggest in the past three years at (2), reported by Sentiment Trader. At the same time this took place, Junk bonds have been hit hard, driving them down to three year support line (1) in the upper …

Junk Bonds – Bullish wicks form after rare performance spread!

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If one likes the idea of buying low and selling higher, junk bonds might come to mind due to how hard they’ve been hit of late! The chart below highlights that an unusual and large performance spread between JNK and the S&P 500. Its not often that these two …