Duration risk in the investment grade bond market (LQD) is leading fund managers to reduce...
Duration risk in the investment grade bond market (LQD) is leading fund managers to reduce exposure. The average yield on IG bonds has fallen to 2.66% and bond math says it takes very little backup in yields from this point to wipe out a year (or years) of coupon payments. Corporate bonds often yield less than the equity of the same company - a rare situation, says Matt Eagan. "We think you have a better chance of preserving principal on the equity side." This from a bond man!
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