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The term "high-yield" doesn't quite cut it anymore as the 30-day SEC yield on the High-Yield...

The term "high-yield" doesn't quite cut it anymore as the 30-day SEC yield on the High-Yield Corporate Bond ETF (HYG) threatens to drop below 5%.
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  • Paul Nouri, CFP
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    Wow. Incredible. The thought of risk doesn't enter people's minds anymore.
    20 Mar 2013, 10:13 AM Reply Like
  • GizmoA51
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    Yes, I am going to take my money out and put it all in the bank! No, not really. I may be stupid but I'm not that stupid. I'll wait till just before all the junk bond issuers go under.
    20 Mar 2013, 10:38 AM Reply Like
  • rr76012
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    great observation. How do you see junk price, while ben bernake keeping rates low for the foreseeable future, affecting hyg, jnk price - lower - stable - higher?
    21 Mar 2013, 03:33 PM Reply Like
  • Paul Nouri, CFP
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    It's a bubble like any other. All it takes is one tail event to unwind all of these highly speculative positions.
    21 Mar 2013, 04:08 PM Reply Like
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