A Look At High Yield Bond Spreads

Includes: AGG, IEF
by: Bespoke Investment Group

Hickey and Walters (Bespoke) submit: While the move looks small in the big picture, the spread between high yield corporate bonds and U.S. treasuries has risen by 27% since bottoming on June 1st. As of yesterday's close, junk bonds were yielding an average of 307 basis points more than treasuries.

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