30% Junk Rally Gives Traders Heartburn – Bloomberg

It’s becoming difficult to see how the lowest-rated U.S. junk bonds can continue to rally.They’ve posted their best performance since 2009, with more than a 30 percent return so far this year. And now investors from Goldman Sachs Asset Management to Highland Capital are starting to become nervous about this debt, and with good reason: If there’s any sort of economic shock at all, these notes are poised to lose a lot. And some sort of shock is entirely possible in the near future.

Source: 30% Junk Rally Gives Traders Heartburn – Bloomberg Gadfly

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