General Investing >> Analyst Interviews >> October 9, 2000
High-yield Securities In Media: Bruce Cheen – First Union Securities
BRUCE 'BISHOP' CHEEN is Vice President at First Union Securities, Inc.
and one of the founding members of First Union Capital Markets Corp.'s
high-yield department. Prior to joining FUCMC, Mr. Cheen was Senior
Analyst and Vice President at Paul Kagan Associates, Inc., and has
extensive experience in the media and communications industries,
including stints as a Radio Deejay, Broadcast Station Manager, Producer
and Reporter for ABC News and Road Manager for several musical acts,
including Rick James, Roberta Flack and War. Mr. Cheen received an MA in
Journalism and Communications from the University of Florida and an MBA
from the University of Miami. Profile
TWST: First of all, what are the attributes of high-yield securities
that can benefit an investor's portfolio?
Mr. Cheen: The truth is high yield has been around longer than this 18-