Fed Sees Some Signs Investors 'reach For Yield' In Credit Markets

By Jeffry BartashMarketWatch Pulse

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it sees signs that investors in credit markets have shown "some signs of reach-for-yield" behavior, alluding to stronger sales of private debt that offers higher interest rates but also pose more risk. Still, the Fed also said the financial sector is also more "resilient" to systemic breakdowns because of higher capital reserves.

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