Profiting From the Remote-Learning Boom

This issue features of one of the largest and best-known online education companies in the world. The bonds declined 75% from their highs as the business stagnated in 2023 but now offer good value. As we detail in the analysis, these are speculative bonds with a meaningful chance of gain, a possibility of bankruptcy, and a real chance of loss.
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Moody’s Shows “Hidden” Defaults on the Rise

As escalating default and bankruptcy rates make bond investors increasingly risk-averse, we can expect to see a growing number of basically sound companies’ bonds trading at depressed prices. And that means opportunities for distressed debt investors will increase materially over the next year.
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Defaults Triple – But Market Thinks They Won’t Stay This High.

Most investors believe the Fed is done or nearly done with its inflation-fighting interest rate hikes – and so far, no recession is in sight. That means perceived risk will remain subdued in the high yield bond sector… for now.
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A Grounded Travel Company Prepares for Takeoff

The bond we’ll introduce today is trading at a 16% discount to par. The parent company was extremely profitable until the pandemic derailed its business. Now, three years removed from the pandemic, the company is turning a corner and on its way to becoming extremely profitable once again.
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