The corporate bond market will probably struggle to return much above break-even in 2014.
As credit spreads have tightened on a nearly continuous trend over the past year, they are becoming richly valued relative to their historical average.
Corporate credit spreads are fairly valued--albeit at the tight end of the range that we view as fairly valued.
Widening investment-grade credit spreads and rising interest rates lead to losses.
Rising interest rates have taken their toll, but as the Fed delays dialing back on stimulus, investors are poised to recapture some of their losses.
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