Cimarex Energy Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Despite rising prices in the broader market, we've uncovered some mid-cap gems.
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.
The corporate bond market will probably struggle to return much above break-even in 2014.
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.
Widening investment-grade credit spreads and rising interest rates lead to losses.