Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Long-Term Credit Spread Chart – July 12, 2016

In the October 6, 2015 post (“Comparisons Of Economic And Financial Aspects – 2008 And 2015“) I discussed credit spreads and featured a chart of the spread between Moody’s Seasoned Baa Corporate Bond and the 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity.
For reference, here is an updated long-term chart of that measure, with a current reading (updated as of July 11, 2016 with a value from July 8) of 2.78%:
credit spread
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Moody’s Seasoned Baa Corporate Bond Yield Relative to Yield on 10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity [BAA10Y], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis on July 12, 2016:
I post various indicators and indices because I believe they should be carefully monitored.  However, as those familiar with this blog are aware, I do not necessarily agree with what they depict or imply.
The Special Note summarizes my overall thoughts about our economic situation
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