5 Big-Yield Funds to Watch
Today’s low-yield world puts income investors in a tough spot. Fixed-income alternatives are uninspiring: five-year US Treasuries yield 0.74% ten-year US Treasuries yield 1.73% and investment-grade corporate bonds yield only 3.18%. Newly issued corporate bonds—which have reached $3.3 tril­lion in value so far in 2012—are being sold at an even lower average yield of 2.68%. To earn a decent annual return a fixed-income investor currently needs to assume much greater credit risk in the form of non-investment-grade bonds (i.e. less than triple-B rated also known as “junk”) which currently average 6.68%. The problem with junk bonds is that there ...
Stock Market XML and JSON Data API provided by FinancialContent Services, Inc.
Nasdaq quotes delayed at least 15 minutes, all others at least 20 minutes.
Markets are closed on certain holidays. Stock Market Holiday List
By accessing this page, you agree to the following
Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.
Press Release Service provided by PRConnect.
Stock quotes supplied by Six Financial
Postage Rates Bots go here