Junk Bonds


  • European Markets Close Higher     Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on the market moving activity in Europe on Tuesday; a look at how to gauge global market sentiment, with CNBC's Gary Kaminsky; and discussing gains in U.S. financials and the better-than-expected ISM data, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Stifel Nicolaus CEO on US Recovery     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 7:17 PM ET

    Investors are pouring money back into high yield, or junk bonds, as they prepare for a long and winding low interest rate environment, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus CEO and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss April factory orders, the European crisis and the state of the U.S. recession.

  • Is There Better Value in 'Risky' Assets?     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 6:19 AM ET

    Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates portfolio manager, explains why he is still bullish on stocks, ahead of Friday's jobs report.

  • Europe's Pain Intensifying     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 6:19 AM ET

    Greece and Spain's growing debt problems could become the next big blow to the European markets, as rating agency Egan-Jones downgrades Spain's debt rating into junk territory. Gemma Godfrey, Brooks Macdonald Asset Management, weighs in.

  • Kaminsky on Bonds, Muni Funds & ETFs     Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

    Gary Kaminsky, Capital Markets editor weighs in on junk bonds, muni funds and ETFs.

  • Gundlach: The Bond King Speaks     Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 10:41 AM ET

    Jeffrey Gundlach, DoubleLine Capital CEO, discusses the outlook on bonds and what he hope to hear from the Fed's Bernanke on interest rates.

  • Investing in Bank Loans vs. High Yield Bonds     Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 5:30 PM ET

    Mark Okada, Highland Capital Management co-founder & CIO, takes a look at the fundamentals of credit issuers, and explains why it's time to rotate into bank loans as a risk reward strategy.

  • Hunt For Yields in Junk Market     Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 10:52 AM ET

    So many investors are hunting for yields in the junk bond market, there may not be enough supply to keep up with demand. A strategy for finding opportunities, with Jim Casey, JPMorgan.

  • Cash-Rich Investors Look to Europe for Opportunities Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 1:55 AM ET

    U.S. investors are looking to Europe for places to park their spare cash, but opportunities may depend on the European debt crisis continuing, according to market participants on both sides of the Atlantic.

  • The Move to Junk?     Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 4:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Jeff Cox takes a look at the story behind junk bonds and what's driving the move to junk right now.

  • Fund Manager: You Need Bond Income and Risk Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 2:54 PM ET

    With Treasury yields low and the stock market volatile, high-yield bonds have made a comeback. One fund manager says the best portfolio offers a mix of bonds providing income with riskier bonds providing gains.

  • Investors Wary of Stocks Are Flocking to Junk Bonds Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 2:39 PM ET
    Corporate Bond

    "You have a backdrop where there's a lot of money that wants to get better return, but people are not willing to take the risk of going all the way into stocks," says an investment strategist.

  • Key Greek Bondholders Meet to Reconsider Debt Deal Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 6:14 AM ET

    Representatives of Greece's private sector bondholders will meet Wednesday to discuss how and whether to continue talks on a bond swap after the EU toughened its demands, a person close to the investors said.

  • Soros Calls for ECB to Stop the Bond Run Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 2:05 AM ET
    George Soros

    Billionaire investor George Soros believes the euro zone bond market is facing a similar situation to the banking system in 2008 and wants the European Central Bank to step in to stop a self-fulfilling crisis of confidence.

  • Fear and Loathing in the Euro Zone Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 12:41 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    A positive feedback loop between banks and weak sovereigns is emerging, with a potentially calamitous effect on the euro zone and the global economy, Martin Wolf writes in the FT.

  • ECB Steps Up Purchases of Italian, Spanish Bonds Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 5:03 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    The European Central Bank was buying Italian and Spanish government bonds in the markets on Thursday, traders told CNBC.

  • Bank on Bonds     Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 12:11 PM ET

    The junk market is in for a flurry of deals, according to Kevin Lockhart, Jefferies & Co. global head of leveraged finance origination and CNBC's Kate Kelly discussing private equity.

  • Cheap Deals in Junk Bonds     Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 1:42 PM ET

    Jeff Peskind, founder/CIO, Phoenix Investment Advisers joins discusses the struggle the junk bond market is having since the financial crisis.

  • Time to Ditch Junk Bonds?     Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 4:37 PM ET

    A look at the opportunities and pitfalls of buying high yield bonds, with Matthew Freund, USAA Investment Management,and Brad Rogoff, Barclays Capital.

  • Buy Junk Bonds Now?     Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 12:15 PM ET

    Is now the time for investors to add high yield bonds to their portfolios? Insight with Brad Rogoff, Barclays Capital.

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