Junk Bonds


  • Ex Goldman Partner on 'Expensive' Lesson  Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 5:35 AM ET

    Fred Eckert, founding partner and CIO of Phoenix Star Capital, discusses his bankruptcy at the height of the financial crisis and why now is the good time for him to re-enter the market.

  • US Junk Bonds Still Attractive: Pro  Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 5:20 AM ET

    Jeff Peskind, founder and CIO at Phoenix Investment Adviser, talks about how the rise of Treasurys will impact high yield bonds and explains that when interest rates increase, the best place to be in is credit.

  • Robbert Van Batenburg, Newedge, and Tim Gramatovich, Peritus Asset Management, discuss whether assets will continue to inflow into "fixed-income-like" instruments when the Fed begins to implement its tapering program.

  • Where the Wealthy Are Investing  Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 7:41 AM ET

    Bruce Kasman, JPMorgan Chase; and Stephen Bodurtha, Citi Private Bank, provide an in-depth look at where affluent investors are finding returns amid economic uncertainty.

  • The Hunt For Yield Has Gone Too Far: Pro  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 8:45 PM ET

    Jason Brady, MD & Head of Fixed Income at Thornburg Investment Management, says the current dynamics are showing a lot more risks than rewards.

  • Tips on Navigating the Credit Markets: Expert  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    John Bader, Halcyon Asset Management chairman shares his investment strategies on investing in fixed income.

  • Slovenia Buys Time With $3.5 Billion Bond Issue Friday, 3 May 2013 | 1:58 AM ET

    Slovenia borrowed $3.5 billion on international markets on Thursday to shore up its ailing banks and stave off a bailout, bouncing back to finish an issue it had aborted two days earlier after Moody's cut its credit rating to junk.

  • Robust Junk Bond Market Questions 'Great Rotation' Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 1:03 AM ET

    Despite talk of the so-called "great rotation" out of bonds and into equities, high yield debt market issuances are at record quarterly high.

  • 'No Growth in Any Credit Instrument': Fund Manager Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    Hedge fund manager John Burbank says the risk-reward in this market dramatically favors equities, and he warns there is "no growth in any credit instrument."

  • Psst...Is There a 'Dark Horse' Trade Out There?  Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    Passport Capital's John Burbank, founder of a fund that manages $3.7 billion, shares his strategies on trading the market's record highs.

  • Capitalizing on Low Rates  Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    Bruce Richards, Marathon Asset Management CEO, discusses how investors can profit in this low interest rate environment.

  • The 'New Normal' in Fixed Income: Expert  Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 8:05 AM ET

    What would the 10-year Treasury yield without QE? Saumil Parikh, Pimco, takes a look at Fed intervention and how investors should allocate bonds in their portfolios.

  • Is Fed-Fueled Bond Bubble About to Burst?  Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    Mark Okada, Highland Capital, explains how a reduction in the Fed's bond-buying program could produce a flight to junk bonds among investors.

  • 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)