Ways to profit from $17 trillion of negative-yielding debt
Friday, August 16, 2019, 8:20 PM
Investors fleeing risk have boosted the global mountain of negative-yielding bonds to almost $17-trillion. Putting money into assets guaranteed to return less than their face value seems like a fool's errand but there are ways they can be traded for a profit. The most simple is to hope the price keeps going up, but there are a number of more sophisticated trading strategies.