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Today's Challenging Investing Environment

By Alan Gula

This could be a first for corporate bonds with a maturity greater than one year… Two of Nestle’s (NSRGY) bond issues have traded with prices that produce a negative yield to maturity.

Now, if you’re thinking that you don’t have to be concerned about bonds from a foreign issuer, issued in a foreign currency, trading all the way across the Atlantic… Think again!

Developments like this are indicative of tectonic shifts that impact every investor in the world. Luckily, we’re working on a way to protect you from any collateral damage.

Performance Anxiety

Now, these bond prices are in secondary markets, so Nestle technically isn’t getting paid to borrow – but for all we know, that could be the next step in what I coined the fixed-income fifth dimension.

Meanwhile, Nestle is the largest food company in the world as measured by revenue – so even… Read More …