In a triumph for structured finance, these packages of junk loans have up to now confounded any perils.
Tag: mortgage-backed securities
What should the pace of reductions be? The slower, the better, says research sage Jim Woods.
One reason is that spending-happy Washington will need more central bank Treasury buying.
These bonds, undergirded by pools of home loans, benefit from the zest to nest, federal support, and other forces.
They have lower volatility and often better returns than corporates, a study by the Gundlach firm concludes.
Despite small interest payments and not much price appreciation potential, many investors say it does deliver in this one area.
MBS, which got flattened in March, are on the mend, but some warning signs linger. Like, what if the recession caves the housing market?