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Like Stocks? Then Hate Junk
Article By: Brad Zigler Tuesday, April 16, 2019 10:57 AM EST
Look for market clues in lower-grade debt.
In this article: SJB, SPY Also: HYG
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Early Warnings Of A Stock Slip
Article By: Brad Zigler Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:25 AM EST
Equity investors are now wondering if the underpinnings of the bull market are loosening. While stock indices still seem to be reaching for new heights, once-niggling cracks are starting to widen on its footholds.
In this article: SJB, SPY, SPHB, SPLV
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Junk Bonds Pick A Happy Tune For Stocks
Article By: Brad Zigler Friday, January 6, 2017 1:04 PM EST
If you want to bet against junk bonds, SJB lets you for just 89 basis points a year. Even if you don’t want to short the junk market, SJB is still worthy of your consideration if for nothing else than as a bellwether of the stock market’s health.
In this article: SJB, SPY
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Charting Your Relationship With Stocks
Article By: Brad Zigler Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:38 AM EST
Buying ProShares Short High Yield ETF (SJB), is in essence, a bet against the stock market. When SJB goes up, stocks go down. It works the other way ‘round, too.
In this article: VIX, KCJ, SJB, SPY Also: GLD, OIL
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E Take A Ride In The Short Junk ETF
Article By: John Thomas Friday, April 22, 2016 10:30 AM EST
Junk bonds have moved too far too fast. Current spreads for junk paper are now only 200 basis points over equivalent term Treasury bonds, and investors at these levels are in no way being compensated for their risk.
In this article: HYG, SJB, JNK Also: TBT
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Does The Equity Market Have Legs?
Article By: Brad Zigler Tuesday, February 17, 2015 1:27 PM EST
After the recent bounce in stock prices, pundits and punters alike are wondering if there’s yet another upleg due for equities. The smart money says “yes.” Those in the know keep an eye on credit spreads, especially the yield premium of junk bonds over ten-year Treasuries.
In this article: SJB, SPY, OEF
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Worrying About The Yield Spread
Article By: Brad Zigler Tuesday, December 2, 2014 11:52 AM EST
Should stock investors heed smoke signals from the junk bond market?
In this article: SJB
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