Archive: bond yields
By Adam Sharp on September 28, 2021
While you all know I’ve been a bit frustrated with the high valuations of startups today, there is a lot to be said for investing in this asset class in our current environment. Many bonds are yielding -5% after inflation is factored in (real yield). Stocks are expensive — and much like bonds, their dividend yields are also negative-yielding right now. The need for alternative investments has never been greater. …
By Adam Sharp on August 23, 2019
We have entered a period of complete financial madness. There is now nearly $17 trillion worth of bonds with negative yields around the world. That’s almost $17 trillion in bonds where the lender is basically paying the borrower for the privilege. Some investors in bonds have been making a killing.