Comparing high yield and equities? Consider risk

Comparing high yield and equities? Consider risk

The high-yield sector may offer more attractive returns with potentially lower volatility than equities, based on a comparison of the historical profiles of the two asset classes and analysis of current credit risk conditions. As interest rates rise, bond prices fall. Lower-rated bonds may offer higher yields in return for more risk. Distress in the

Gas, chemicals break new ground in high yield

Gas, chemicals break new ground in high yield

Fundamental changes in old industries, from gas to chemicals to telecommunications, are shaping the landscape of high-yield investment opportunities. As interest rates rise, bond prices fall. Lower-rated bonds may offer higher yields in return for more risk.