Moody's has cut its outlook for the debt ratings of Saudi Arabia and three other Gulf states while lowering Bahrain's rating to junk.
Using Kensho, a quantitative tool used by hedge funds, CNBC Pro found the best-performing securities after big junk bond rallies.
Erin Gibbs of S&P Investment Advisory and Max Wolff of Manhattan Venture Partners discuss junk bonds with Melissa Lee.
John Paulson is in the final stages of readying a new fund to tap the next big distressed debt play, sources tell CNBC.
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Insight to global debt concerns, and the impact to markets, with Dan Fuss, Loomis Sayles Vice Chairman.
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Europe and Japan equities are more attractive than U.K. and emerging markets stocks, UBS Wealth Management's global CIO told CNBC.
A report that raises questions about a junk bond fund run by Avenue Capital Group was "misleading," Avenue boss Marc Lasry told CNBC.
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Buy or sell the battered junk bond market?
Lehmann Livian Fridson Advisors CIO Martin Fridson discusses opportunities he sees in high-yield bonds.
Alexandra Lebenthal, Lebenthal Holdings president and CEO, shares her outlook on the high yield market, including a warning in Puerto Rico bonds.
Discussing the collapse in commodities, and risks in high yield, with Stephen Caprio, UBS credit strategist.
The Fed's interest rate hike and subsequent increases should not fuel fears of more trouble, one distressed debt investor said.
New York Times Columnist Jim Stewart, makes the case the selling in high yield is the "junk bond rout that wasn't."
High-yield bonds felt the pressure this week following the news that Third Avenue would block redemptions from its credit fund as it tries to liquidate it. How worried should you be about the high-yield market and are your funds at risk? Halftime Report trader Josh Browns breaks down what you need to know.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the action in yields, and the junk bond market, ahead of the FOMC announcement.
NYSE Group CEO Tom Farley, discusses the "calm before the storm" in trading in anticipation of a rate hike, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.