Is the Bond Market Showing Signs of Trouble Ahead?

The widening yield spread between Treasury notes and lower quality corporate bonds accelerated last week, pushing out to their widest since the end of March. Whether this is a harbinger of declining risk appetite or rather more of a reflection of isolated weakness in a handful of sectors, including healthcare and telecommunications, remains to be seen. At least some investors decided not to wait to find out, as redemptions from high yield funds and ETFs rose.

from http://newsroom.ameriprise.com/commentary/is-bond-market-showing-signs-trouble-ahead.htm

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