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Apollo Tactical Income Fund Inc. (AIF)
Apollo Tactical Income Fund Inc. (AIF)
Apollo Tactical Income Fund declares $0.104 dividend
Apollo Tactical Income Fund (NYSE: AIF ) declares $0.104/share monthly dividend , 4% increase from prior dividend of $0.10. More news on: Apollo Tactical Income Fund, Inc., Dividend News, , Read more …
Apollo Tactical Income Fund Inc. Declares June 2018 Monthly Distribution of $0.104 Per Share
(NYSE: AIF) - Apollo Tactical Income Fund Inc. (the Fund) today announced the declaration of its distribution for the month of June 2018 of $0.104 per common share, payable on the date noted below. The following dates apply to the declared distribution: Record Date: J…
Rich Yields Coming To Those Who Buy Low
As shown here, corporate debt as a percentage of GDP has reached historic cycle extremes once more, similar to levels that preceded the last 3 recessions (olive bars). As energy prices and interest rates have risen in the past 2 years, free cash flow is naturally eroding. Meanwhile covenant…
Speculative-grade corporate default seen falling to 2.5% by March 2019: S&P
via Bloomberg More news on: iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF, SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF, Credit Suisse High Yield Bond Fund, Financial stocks news, News on the U.S. economy, News on ETFs, Read more …
The Chemist's Quality CEF Report - April 2018
For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Quality CEF Report (September 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . Data were taken from the close of Apr. 13, 2018. The Chemist's Quality CEF Report is a monthly feature. Previous editions of the Report …
Few Signs Of Trouble In The Junk Bond Market
By becoming the second-longest economic expansion in the 242-year history of the United States, the present nine-year boom is certainly long in the tooth. It is natural in such an elongated expansion for one to look for signs of trouble in the economy as recessions and bear markets tend to co…
Want Sustainable Income? Spread Your Risk Around
By Gershon M. Distenfeld, CFA Investors often say they're worried about having too much high-yield bond exposure so late in the credit cycle. But many are still chasing returns in equities and other assets with even higher risk. We've got a better idea. Don't get us wrong. We recognize h…
Credit Take 2: Taking A Pulse On Corporate Fundamentals
In this second blog of a dedicated series on credit, we take a closer look at the current state of corporate fundamentals. As the synchronized global economic expansion rolls on, the near-term economic outlook remains supportive for risk assets. Nevertheless, we need to be attentive to eme…
If 'High Yield' Is So Scary, Why Do You Own So Much? (Hey, I'm Talking To You, Equity Investor!)
"High yield" is one of those topics that many authors and readers seem to love to wring their hands over. A recent example is this article, on which I commented in an effort to provide some perspective: The High Yield 'Fear Factor' - Hype Or Harbinger? And this one: Leveraged Loans Major Co…
High Yield Bonds And Rising Rates: Opportunity Or Risk?
High yield refers to bonds rated BB and below and generally includes companies with high leverage. Shawna Millman, Vice President and Director, TD Asset Management, speaks to Sara D'Elia about her analysis of the North American high yield market. She explains how there might be ineffici…
Apollo Tactical Income Fund Inc. (AIF)
Apollo Tactical Income Fund Inc. (AIF)