MILL VALLEY, Calif. Feb. 9, 2011
In January, average odd-lot buying activity was 9,251 trades/day compared to the December average of 7,852, a 17% increase. Meanwhile average yields fell from 4.53% in December to 4.41% in January. The trend was clearly downward, as yields peaked on 1/5 at 4.64% before falling to 4.23% on 1/28.
The buy/sell ratio among the top 100 most actively traded corporate issuers also increased in January (from 1.1 to 1.2), indicating a positive shift in investor sentiment. This was the second month in a row the ratio has gone up, though it is still well off the 2010 peak of 1.7.
- Market Recap.
- Yield/Spread History .
- Yield Matrix.
- Volume Trends.
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