Bank spreads vs corporate spreads September 14, 2012 at 7:13 am

FT alphaville had this as their chart of the day:

Bank vs Corporate spreads

Now, there is a lot going on here including deleveraging, corporate cash hoarding, bank use of collateral (reducing the assets available in bankruptcy to support senior debt holders), increasing mortgage quality, and changes in bank resolution & regulation. Still, it’s an interesting chart.

One Response to “Bank spreads vs corporate spreads”

  1. I am a bank. Please tell me how to make money without simply lending money to consumers.