Credit Trends: U.S. Corporate Bonds See Their First Month Of Losses In 2014 - S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research

Credit Trends: U.S. Corporate Bonds See Their First Month Of Losses In 2014

Credit Trends: U.S. Corporate Bonds See Their First Month Of Losses In 2014 - S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research
Credit Trends: U.S. Corporate Bonds See Their First Month Of Losses In 2014
Published Aug 13, 2014
Published Aug 13, 2014
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Abstract:

After posting 10 straight months of positive returns, U.S. speculative-grade corporate bonds finally saw declines in July, and they were not alone--after six straight months of gains, investment-grade bonds also saw marginal declines for the month. Speculative-grade bonds lost roughly 0.89%, while investment-grade bonds dropped 0.14%. The S&P 500 Index saw even greater losses during the month, declining 1.5% in July. The combination of geopolitical tensions and the Federal Reserve's (Fed) Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting at the end of the month proved to be too much of a drag on financial market returns last month. In July, new U.S. corporate bond issuance plummeted to $63.7 billion--the lowest level since last August. Most of this decline was attributable to

  
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Global Issuers, Public Finance, Structured Finance
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S&P Global Ratings’ Credit Research. "Credit Trends: U.S. Corporate Bonds See Their First Month Of Losses In 2014" Aug 13, 2014. Alacra Store. Nov 13, 2019. <http://www.alacrastore.com/s-and-p-credit-research/Credit-Trends-U-S-Corporate-Bonds-See-Their-First-Month-Of-Losses-In-2014-1353103>
  
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