Junk Bonds


  • Meet the New 'Bond King'     Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    Cliff Corso, CEO & CIO of Cutwater Asset Management, provides perspective on the state of the U.S. economy, and discusses where he found value in the "bums of bonds," those sectors of the market that have been unduly beaten up.

  • Big Investors Lead Bets Against Junk Bonds Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 10:36 PM ET

    Some of the world's most sophisticated credit investors have been ramping up their bets against junk bonds even as retail investors have been pouring money into the asset class. These investors began paring their junk-bond holdings during late 2012. The Financial Times reports.

  • The Correction in Bond Markets     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Robert Levitt, Founder & CEO, Levitt Capital Management says bonds are the pain trade currently and that stocks will go up. He says junk bonds are the most vulnerable right now.

  • Faber Report: Reading the Junk Bond Market     Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 9:40 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports Virgin Media is tapping the junk bond market to help fund its deal with Liberty Global.

  • 10-Year Yield Rises Above 2%     Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 10:08 AM ET

    Ira Jersey, Credit Suisse, discusses the outlook on bond rates.

  • Asia's Junk Bond Rally Near Exhaustion Monday, 21 Jan 2013 | 8:03 PM ET

    Yield-chasing investors, whose hunger for income powered a long rally in Asian junk-rated bonds, are finally feeling the first symptoms of indigestion after a year-long binge.

  • Kyle Bass: Japan's 'Debt Time Bomb' Tell     Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 2:04 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber talks with Kyle Bass, Hayman Capital Management, about his critical view of the Japanese yen; and explains why he is now investing in subprime bonds. (9:50)

  • Bond Bubble? What Bond Bubble?     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky talks about whether or not there's a bond bubble.

  • Are Interest Rates Poised to Go Higher?     Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 6:41 AM ET

    "It's still too early to call a bear market in bonds," said Garth Friesen, AVM/III Associates, weighing in on the outlook on bonds after a 30-year bull run.

  • Bond Guru Gundlach's 2013 Outlook     Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Jeffrey Gundlach, DoubleLine Capital CEO, provides his predictions on fixed income returns, and discusses his concerns about a credit risk bubble building.

  • Kevin Giddis, Morgan Keegan, explains how bonds are getting a boost from heightening fiscal fears.

  • Why the Rush to Fixed Income May Be Dangerous Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012 | 3:54 PM ET

    Investors are flocking to fixed income ETFs -- but they may be dangerous when rates rise.

  • All Eyes Are on the Fed, but 'Fiscal Cliff' Looms Larger Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012 | 6:00 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Building, Washington, D.C.

    Markets expect the Fed to continue buying Treasurys, but the course for rates is more likely to be determined by the "fiscal cliff" talks.

  • Forecasting Wall Street With a Finger in the Wind Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 11:56 AM ET

    A weak economy, soft corporate earnings and the fiscal cliff, investment houses are warning of impending market turmoil. The outlook is gloomy for the immediate future, with glimmers of optimism for the longer term.

  • Equities Favorable, Beware Bonds: Pro     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 6:50 PM ET

    Gary Dugan, CIO, Asia & Middle East, Coutts likes equities, and says investors should let go of the security offered by bonds. He warns of about 10-15% in capital losses on junk bonds.

  • Time to Be Picky About Corporate Bonds Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 2:11 PM ET

    Investors looking to buy corporate bonds must temper their expectations for 2013.

  • Why the Next Bear Market Will Hit Hard Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 10:35 AM ET

    A credit markets boom could last another five years, but its end will be much harder than when the last bear market hit, a market strategist told CNBC.

  • Select Junk Bonds Are Attractive: CIO     Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 5:00 AM ET

    Jeff Peskind, founder and CIO of Phoneix Investment Adviser, suggests to CNBC that the final weeks leading to the fiscal cliff present a good buying opportunity for some of the smaller high-yield junk bonds.

  • In a Switch, Investors Are Buying European Bank Bonds Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 6:57 PM ET

    European bank debt, once an investment pariah, is suddenly popular. The NYT reports.

  • Treasurys and high-quality corporate bonds remain the favorites, even with their already unexceptional — and in some cases unprofitable — yields.