Junk Bond Yields Faulty During Market Rally

Posted by Matt McTague on Dec 5, 2016 4:09:09 PM
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The Donald Trump victory rally in equities has not correlated to its counterpart in the bond market. With investors feeling positive that the newest Presidential-elect can carry his business success with him to the White House, stocks have edged up significantly in the last month. Vanguard's S&P 500 Index ETF ($VOO) has risen nearly 6%, while junk bond yields have moved marginally. 

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Because stock and bond prices typically move together, this breakdown in relationship presents an interesting entry point into the high yield market for investors. 

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Topics: High Yield, junk bonds, bond market

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