Global Value & Income Dispatch

Don't pay too much attention to the default rate. It's rating migration that matters. 

  • Adam Gittes
26 Nov 2019
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Default rate could misrepresent HY market health. QE and looser covenants will prolong the inevitable bankruptcy filing while bond prices will move lower to reflect capital impairment risk. 


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