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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 SpreadDespite 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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