Investors warm up to mortgage bonds backed by risky loans

09/2/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

Investors are once again attracted to nonagency bonds or private mortgage securities that are backed by adjustable-rate or Alt-A home loans. The securities offer as much as twice the yield of corporate bonds with comparable rates. The bonds have received a boost during the past couple of weeks because of a lack of supply and increased demand.

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