In 2008, US subprime mortgage loans triggered the financial crisis. Now, worried eyes are turning to record high corporate debt.
Professional investor James Foster picks three high-yielding corporate bonds to buy now
The commodities crunch is sparking problems in another market – junk bonds, as this chart shows.
There have been ugly scenes in the junk bond market. It could turn into a full-blown panic – and that would be very bad news for stocks, says John Stepek.
Activist investor Carl Icahn has accused BlackRock of offering high-yield bond ETFs to investors who don’t understand the risks.
Surprisingly, the El Niño weather phenomenon is often good for global growth, says John Stepek. And that means trouble for bonds.
It’s time for the government to let capitalism work as it should, and make us all better off, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Since the financial crisis, banks have offloaded their bonds to funds. If bonds slip up, and the funds can’t sell, this will be dangerous for ordinary investors. Simon Wilson reports.
Brewer Innis & Gunn and rugby club Wasps are looking to raise money directly from investors. Should you take up their offers? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.
When interest rates finally start to rise, defaults are likely to pick up, with serious consequences for many investors in junk bonds.
In their desperate efforts to find yields, investors have been gripped by bond mania. The big question, asks John Stepek, is when does it all end?