Don’t look now (ahem, actually, look now!) – talk about a coming rate hike by the Federal Reserve and changing risk assessments worldwide has spiked the yield on low rated corporate debt. Or, you know, other reasons. Measured by the Bank of America Merrill Lynch CCC and below and AAA rated corporate debt yield indices, […]
On this page is an investment grade corporate bond return calculator which allows you to compute the total return of investment grade corporate bonds. It’s based on the Bank of America Merrill Lynch US Corporate Master Index for corporate debt in the A to AAA range. It estimates daily returns from 1996 until today, and can adjust […]
If you recall, in our last article we calculated historical risk spreads between various asset classes. Not content to leave that topic in an unfinished state, here’s the results of some further calculations – this time looking at debt vis-a-vis itself – we compare last week’s asset classes to inflation expectations at the time… (Oh, […]
Here at DQYDJ, we retrieved Standard & Poor’s AAA ‘Domestic Ratings’ for sovereign debt on the morning of 8/11/2011. Here’s the list of ‘AAA’ rated sovereign debt issuers you have already seen at our site: Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. We told you the other day that the only thing that really matters is the yield – the price at which a sovereign can issue debt. Let’s dig into that further!
I know, this is a topic we here at DQYDJ have covered before… specifically back on July 2nd, 2009 when gas was averaging the incredible price of $2.63. This specific article was inspired by the recent comeback gas prices have made – gas today average $3.33 a gallon nationwide, according to Fuel Gauge Report from AAA. However, today we’re going to give you the opportunity to calculate what it would take for you to hedge your gas prices with our nifty gas price hedging calculator!