|Day's Range||87.87 - 88.22|
|52 Week Range||82.01 - 88.75|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.49%|
This month marks the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the Financial Crisis, an event of sufficient importance to be granted capital-letter status. To refresh your memory, June 2007 saw the collapse of two hedge funds managed by Bear Stearns that speculated in credit derivatives backed by subprime mortgages. By August, global short-term money markets were in disarray and the Federal Reserve, which had been tightening policy steadily and was still worried about “inflation pressures” at its policy meeting early that month, had to reverse course.
U.S. oil prices dipped into bear-market territory this week, and hitting energy-sector junk bonds, but traders aren’t yet fretting about a broad-based rout.
George Bory, Wells Fargo's head of credit strategy, has identified a trend in credit markets that's worthy of note: Even though corporate bonds -- both investment grade and high yield -- have held up well this year, when an issuer has a problem, it gets hit very hard. It is up 4.5% this year.