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Is High Yield Worth the Risk? 

July 25, 2014
Jeffrey Phlegar, Forbes

How resilient is the high yield bond market and, at current yields, does it offer enough protection against risk?

We’ve been hearing that question more often since Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen raised concerns about overheating in the high-yield bond market last week.

In the week ending July 23, the global high yield market experienced an outflow of $4.7billion: the biggest weekly selloff since the June 2013 “taper tantrum”*. Here are some perspectives on the subject from Andrew Susser, head of the MacKay Shields High Yield Corporate Bond team.

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