sales in July, they're getting pickier.
com), an internet-based Dutch auction platform for the investment-grade bond
In September the firm broke new ground as sole lead manager in a 10-year $300 million investment-grade bond
issue by Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.
7 billion, consisting of 25 structured products including nine CLOs, one structured loan fund, 10 ABS CDOs, and five investment-grade bond
AST's launch consists of 10 ETF collective funds, including large-cap, mid-cap, small-cap, emerging markets, international, equity, short-term and investment-grade bond
Misenheimer, 42, brings 15 years of high-yield and investment-grade bond
investment management experience to Seligman.
The investment-grade bonds
were offered to allow the firm to restructure debt and bolster its capital for future growth.
What I expect we'll see is more of a carrier shift to lower-rated investment-grade bonds
and a slight increase in stocks and junk bonds.
It's also worth remembering that high-yield bonds tend to be of shorter duration (or shorter weighted-average maturity) than investment-grade bonds
, and this means that they should not suffer too much when interest rates do begin to rise from what are very low levels.
Call options on corporate bonds are now mostly observed on speculative-grade bonds and on long-term investment-grade bonds
The Core Plus Bond fund will invest at least 65 percent of its assets in investment-grade bonds
and also have the ability to invest up to 35 percent of its assets in high-yield and emerging market debt.
Top-quality bonds are referred to as investment-grade bonds