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Are Bonds Getting More Attractive Than Stocks?

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By Dan Weil Looking at stock-earnings yields versus bond yields provides interesting insight. Bond yields have soared this year amid Federal Reserve tightening, the slump of the past week notwithstanding. The 10-year Treasury yield rose to a high of 3.5% during the week of June 13. While the yield has slid to 3.03% June 23, it remains far above last year’s finish of 1.51%. That climb in yield has made bonds more attractive to investors. And Bloomberg presented statistics showing how that attractiveness has increased compared to stocks. The earnings yield for stocks (earnings per share divided …

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