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Gundlach sees 75% recession chance, has a warning about the corporate bond market

Jeffrey Gundlach on Thursday struck a pessimistic tone, saying there was a 75% chance of a recession before the next election as he warned the corporate bond market was a crisis waiting to happen. 9:59 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019

A fear of rate surprises and market-moving Trump tweets has companies racing to issue cheap debt

Low rates are a key reason why high-grade U.S. companies issued a record $90 billion of bonds in the first week of September, but so are desires to avoid potentially market-rattling central bank moves and tweets from President Trump. 7:59 p.m. Sept. 12, 2019

Treasury yields rise as investors look past weak China data, focus on potential stimulus

Treasurys see renewed pressure Monday, pushing up yields, as investors look past downbeat China data over the weekend to focus on stimulus prospects ahead of this week’s European Central Bank meeting. 4:22 p.m. Sept. 9, 2019

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Why ratings agency Fitch downgraded Hong Kong’s credit after 3 months of political unrest

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Hong Kong’s credit rating as three-month months of angry protests have persisted, threatening “the stability and dynamism of its business environment,” the credit-rating agency said late Thursday.

11:14 a.m. Sept. 9, 2019
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Investors turn to credit derivatives amid fears of liquidity freeze in next market crisis

Concerns about illiquidity in corporate debt trading are leading some money managers to look to credit derivatives as a way of swiftly moving in and out of their positions when the next downturn hits.

11:28 a.m. Sept. 5, 2019
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Here are five things to know about Apple’s $7 billion bond deal

American tech giant pounces on today’s ultralow borrowing rates to issue corporate bonds after a near two-year hiatus

5:17 p.m. Sept. 4, 2019
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Get ready for companies to race into the bond market in September

The busiest month of the year for U.S. high-grade bond issuance is often September, with Bank of America Merrill Lynch forecasting another $120 billion to $130 billion deluge of supply after Labor Day.

1:00 p.m. Aug. 30, 2019
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What the S&P 500’s dividend yield being higher than the 30-year Treasury yield really means

Bearish sign for bonds is showing up for the first time in decades, writes Mark Hulbert.

11:12 a.m. Aug. 30, 2019
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European stocks slide as bond market issues recession warning

European markets slid on Wednesday as investors fears grew amid the U.S.-China trade war and the risk of a recession.

6:07 a.m. Aug. 28, 2019
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Trump gives us a market where it’s better to just play it safe

To understand how truly President Donald Trump is screwing up financial markets, chew on this: bond funds are outperforming tech stocks.

8:42 a.m. Aug. 27, 2019
 - Bloomberg News/Landov
Interest rate cuts could make these bonds an attractive target

Bonds issued by home builders are signaling a pretty upbeat tone for the U.S. economy, even as U.S. recession fears linger.

1:49 p.m. Aug. 24, 2019

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