The following is a speculative grade corporate bond return calculator which computes total return of corporate bonds rated CCC or lower. Optionally, it can factor in inflation measured by the Consumer Price Index.
Data is from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch US Corporate Master Index.
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Speculative Grade Corporate Bond Total Return Calculator
(Note the calculator may load slowly due to the data download the first time you open it each day.)
Sources and Methodology on the Speculative Grade Corporate Bond Return Calculator
Data comes from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Indexes. We pull CCC and lower rated corporate debt every day from St. Louis Federal Reserve’s FRED.
The inflation (CPI) methodology in available on our original any day inflation calculator. It's updated once a month.
Speculative Corporate Debt
Note: data for research purposes only. Please verify any returns with external sources of data. Make allowances for taxes, transaction fees, management fees and other costs which may go along with investing when constructing any models on corporate bonds.
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