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The Spread Between High Yield Bonds and 10-Year U.S. Treasury Bonds

Posted by CM Advisors on Aug 2, 2018 1:56:38 PM

High Yield Bond and 10 year U.S. Treasury Bonds Spread-1Despite all of the news about tariffs and trade, the spread between high yield junk bonds and 10-year Treasuries is currently within 10% to 20% of the narrowest spreads that have occurred over the past 10 years, and more than 35% below the 30-year average spread. In other words, the bond market is suggesting the U.S.economy is in good shape and growth is not a concern at this time. 

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Fixed Income, Value Approach

As a total total return bond fund, we have the flexiblity to invest in treasuries and corporate bonds of any maturity or credit quality. Given the current economic climate, we are focused on a mix of short-term U.S. Treasuries and corporate bonds. 


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