Canaries at Odds

This article calls junk bonds a canary in a coal mine. Analysts often view ructions in the high-yield, or “junk-bond,” market as a canary in the coal mine, or an early warning to when investors might start taking flight from riskier assets altogether. I obviously see bearish junk as a bearish confirmation for the markets, but it’s not a canary. Canaries are/were put in coal … Continue reading Canaries at Odds

Junk finally cracks

Dividend unadjusted HYG broke down a few days ago and for months now we’ve been noting the breakdowns vs. Treasury and Investment Grade. But today divy adjusted HYG has slipped below the SMA 50. So at the moment at least, the stock market may be losing one of its risk ‘on’ guides. Subscribe to NFTRH Premium (monthly at USD $33.50 or a 14% discounted yearly … Continue reading Junk finally cracks