Junk Bonds


  • 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.

  • Markets & Fed Like 'Crazy Family Reunion': Pro  Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 6:40 AM ET

    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.

  • The "fiscal cliff" has investors speculating about higher taxes and their impact on the tax-friendly bonds preferred by high-income earners.

  • Junk or Jewels? The Lowdown on High-Yield Bonds Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 3:38 PM ET

    After a year in which junk bonds were anything but junky, the outlook for high-yield fixed income is about to get murkier.

  • Santelli: Taking Profits in High Yield Bonds  Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 11:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Robert McKendry, TJM Institutional Services, about whether it is time for investors to cash out some of their winning investments.

  • Best Investment Ideas: Expert  Friday, 19 Oct 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Stephen Bodurtha, Citi Private Bank, explains why he is bullish on European equities, and investors should consider buying high quality corporate bonds.

  • How to Play the Junk Bond Market: Expert  Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 10:40 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber talks with Jim Casey, JPMorgan about the flood of junk bonds hitting the market and whether investors should stay away.

  • What to Expect When Big Banks Report Earnings  Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 7:35 AM ET

    "We're looking to understand how good the fixed income business has been, how good housing has been and all the various ways it's impacting them," said Betsy Graseck, Morgan Stanley analyst, explaining what she is looking for when big banks report their third quarter earnings. "How are you going to reinvest in a declining yield environment?" she asked.

  • This Junk Bond Deal Is Really 'Junk': Kaminsky  Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:03 AM ET

    Gary Kaminsky highlights a sale of junk bonds that he thinks will be a raw, risky deal for buyers and talks about why he thinks it's a product of the Fed's continued quantitative easing.

  • GoldenTree's Investment Strategy  Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 1:45 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Steve Tananbaum, GoldenTree Asset Management CIO, about where the credit markets could be headed.