A fall in the short-term bond yields of Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) to...

|About: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)|By:, SA News Editor

A fall in the short-term bond yields of Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) to below those of comparable Treasurys - a rare phenomenon caused by soaring demand as investors seek safety and a bit of return - is prompting some investors to predict that top-rated companies could soon be able to issue debt at cheaper rates than the government. "It's only a matter of time," says Carret's Jason Graybill.