Tag: yield

Capital and Risk, Trading

3 Top Dividend Stocks to Buy With $1,000

November 16, 2021

Via: Yahoo

When assessing income-generating stocks, one important thing to note is the yield, which measures the percentage the company pays out in dividends in relation to its stock price. As you analyze, you might come upon an expensive stock with a […]

Activity, Capital and Risk, Investment Banking, Liquidity

Investors are starting to favor junk bond ETFs over investment-grade

August 26, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Investors searching for yield are increasingly turning to riskier corners of the market and one research firm thinks that’s a good strategy. Inflows to exchange-traded funds holding below-investment grade debt, also known as “junk” bonds, are picking up steam, according […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

The yield curve is no longer inverted. But some still see an impending recession

October 17, 2019

Via: Market Watch

Recession concerns should be eased now that the yield curve no longer is inverted since it has been a reliable bond-market harbinger of past economic downturns. And yet, market participants are divided on whether a recent steepening of the curve […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity, Macroeconomic

Investors want a Fed rate cut before economy turns: ‘Risk becomes greater the longer you wait’

June 4, 2019


If the Federal Reserve meets market expectations and cuts interest rates this year, it would be more to assuage flagging confidence than it would be to address any particular ill. After all, most of the signs for the economy remain […]