Tag Archives: junk bonds

Government and Fiscal Irresponsibility

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Summary: Note to government: Eventually you runout of other peoples money to spend and when the piper needs to be paid the pockets will be empty! And the burden on business and investors of all types to make-up the deficit can quickly become unsustainable! ‘Long Island’s Town Of Oyster Bay An Example Of What Happens When […]

Junk Bonds: No Free Lunch!

Summary: At two of the Wall Street firms I traded at there actually were free lunches! But at some point in time when the markets turned the free lunches would always come to an end! This concept of no free lunches holds true whether one is investing in real estate, junk bonds, stocks or commodities! Flashback […]

Is Distressed Debt A Harbinger Of A Declining US Economy?

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Summary: At levels not seen since the financial crisis, is the distressed debt ratio sending a clear signal about the health of the US economy? Will the Fed or won’t the Fed and, in fact, at the end of the day does it even matter when considering the health of lower rated companies? High Yield Bonds: ‘A […]