A lot of yield hungry investors have bought into owning high-yield debt, but the high yield comes from the high credit risk faced by these investors.
Prices on junk bonds are up and yields are down as investors scramble to find decent returns. Are high-yield bonds worth the risk at today’s yields?
In these dark days of negative real yields, CDs make good place to park cash for a set period of time and that’s about it. Not to understate, CDs can be a very valuable resource when return of principal is more important than return on principal, thanks to the deposit insurance from the Federal Deposit