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Junk Bonds Have an Oil Problem...Maybe


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OiI's Well? Credit markets are calmer Wednesday morning following a bumpy session Tuesday spurred by tumbling oil prices. Treasury prices were falling, and the yield on the benchmark 10-year note was up two basis points (hundredths of a percentage point) to 3.16%. The risk-on mood is evident in currency markets, with the South African rand and Brazilian real rallying 0.9% and 0.8%, respectively.

Here's what else is going on in the world of bonds and currency:

Junk's Oil Problem. oil prices sink deeper SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF JNK No Demand? half Boston Properties BXP Marriott International MAR The Day in Issuance. DowDuPont's DWDP $1.6 billion of high-yield bonds LifePoint Health LPNT meant to finance its buyout Apollo Global Management

Write to Alexandra Scaggs at alexandra.scaggs@barrons.com

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This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas
Referenced Symbols: JNK , BXP , MAR , DWDP ,



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