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Invesco PowerShares Announces Changes For Municipal Bond ETFs

July 8th, 2014

invescoInvesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, a leading global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), today announced that the Fund name, underlying index, investment objective, certain fundamental and non-fundamental investment policies Read more…

NYSE:PWZ, NYSE:PZA, NYSE:PZT

Worried About Taxes? Check 3 Muni Bond ETFs

April 14th, 2014

taxWillingly or unwillingly investors need to file their income tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service by the April 15 deadline. Almost 150 million Americans are expected to file federal income-tax returns this year. Read more…

NYSE:MLN, NYSE:PZA, NYSE:SUB

The Case For Municipal Bond ETFs In 2014

December 22nd, 2013

etfs etfsThe municipal bond market has been hard hit this year as investors pulled their capital out of these bonds for most of the year. The Fed’s taper threat and the resultant increase in interest rates Read more…

NYSE:MUB, NYSE:PZA, NYSE:TFI

What To Expect From Municipal Bond ETFs On Detroit’s Bankruptcy

July 25th, 2013

detroitRecently, Detroit, with its $18 billion in debt, became the largest municipality to file for bankruptcy in the nation’s history. The city has struggled for decades with a shrinking population (and tax base), crime, and jobs troubles, all of which Read more…

NYSE:MUB, NYSE:PZA, NYSE:SHM, NYSE:TFI

Why It’s Time For Unaware Consumers To Get Clued In On Fiscal Cliff (MGC, IVW, ITM, PZA, BLK, CSK, NCI, AAPL)

October 25th, 2012

Don Miller: As the U.S. hurtles towards the fiscal cliff and possible recession in 2013, American consumers appear to be unfazed. Read more…

NYSE:ITM, NYSE:IVW, NYSE:MGC, NYSE:PZA

3 Muni Bond ETFs To Weather The Coming Storm (PRB, PZA, SMMU)

July 9th, 2012

Eric Dutram: Thanks to the recent bankruptcy of Stockton, California—the 13thmost populous city in the Golden State—many investors are worried that a wave of municipal bond bankruptcies could be around the corner. After all, many cities around Read more…

NYSE:PRB, NYSE:PZA, NYSE:SMMU

Covering ETF Tax Forms and Tax-Free Alternatives For Investors (PRB, SHM, TFI, MUB, PZA)

April 8th, 2012

Ron Rowland: April is here, which means warmer weather for most of us. Unfortunately, it also brings income tax time. Read more…

NYSE:MUB, NYSE:PRB, NYSE:PZA, NYSE:SHM, NYSE:TFI

10 Reasons Why The U.S. Is On The Verge Of A Major Municipal Debt Crisis (MUB, MBB, XLF, PZA, TFI, BAB)

March 22nd, 2012

Michael Snyder:  Is America on the verge of a horrible municipal debt crisis?  Unfortunately, the answer is yes.  From coast to coast there are an increasing number of cities, towns and counties that are rapidly going broke.  Financial analyst Meredith Whitney took a lot of heat when her prediction of a Read more…

NYSE:BAB, NYSE:MBB, NYSE:MUB, NYSE:PZA, NYSE:TFI, NYSE:XLF

Bond Investors: Bond ETFs For Every Objective (BAB, PZA, MLN, SUB, HYD, CWB, FLOT, GSY, CSJ, BLV)

February 2nd, 2012

Michael Johnston: As the lineup of exchange-traded products has expanded dramatically in recent years, financial advisors have found themselves with more tools at their disposal than ever before. The extreme granularity of many of the equity products out there allows for cheap, low maintenance Read more…

NYSE:BAB, NYSE:CWB, NYSE:FLOT, NYSE:MLN, NYSE:PZA, NYSE:SUB

Build America Bond ETFs: Crushing The Muni Competition (MUB, TFI, PZA, BAB, BABS, BABZ)

October 27th, 2011

Eric Dutram: This year has, so far, been a pretty strange period for municipal bond investors. It started off with a dire prediction from Meredith Whitney on the market as she stated her belief that we will see a large amount of defaults in the space in the very near future. “You could see 50 sizable defaults, Read more…

NYSE:BAB, NYSE:BABS, NYSE:BABZ, NYSE:MUB, NYSE:PZA, NYSE:TFI

Investors: Time To Get Long? (PCY, PZA, IWM, SPY, QQQ, DIA)

October 24th, 2011

After an opening gap up, stocks closed near session high amidst choppy intraday trade. All five major indices posted solid gains as the Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSE:DIA) and small-cap Russell 2000 (NYSE:IWM) led the way with solid 2.3% gains. The S&P MidCap 400 rose 2.2% while the S&P 500 Read more…

NYSE:PCY, NYSE:PZA

Using ETFs To Build A Complete Bond Portfolio (HYG, JNK, BWZ, PCY, AGG, BND)

August 18th, 2011

Michael Johnston: In recent years, ETFs have become increasing popular tools for accessing the fixed income corner of the market. The space initially grew much more slowly than equity ETFs, but investors have gradually become more comfortable with the combination of fixed income exposure Read more…

NYSE:AGG, NYSE:BAB, NYSE:BND, NYSE:BWZ, NYSE:HYD, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:JNK, NYSE:MUB, NYSE:PCY, NYSE:PZA

Two Muni ETFs To Avoid and One That’s Surprisingly Safe! (PZA, HYD, PRB)

January 27th, 2011

Last week I received an e-mail solicitation that was both hilarious and sad. It came from a broker trying to sell municipal bonds from Illinois. He touted them as “investment grade” and was Read more…

NYSE:HYD, NYSE:PRB, NYSE:PZA

Are Muni Bonds Worth the Gamble? (MUB, TFI, PZA, HYD)

January 18th, 2011

With the iShares S&P National AMT-Free Muni Bd (NYSE:MUB) down 10% in the last three months, is there trouble brewing in the municipal bond market? CNBC brought in Richard Ciccarone, McDonnell Investments, and Read more…

NYSE:HYD, NYSE:MUB, NYSE:PZA, NYSE:TFI

Dangers and Opportunities In Muni Bond ETFs (IEF, TLH, TLT, EDV, MUB, TFI, PZA)

December 23rd, 2010

Bonds of all kinds took a beating over the last few months — ever since Ben Bernanke began hinting he would launch another “quantitative easing” money-printing program. Read more…

NYSE:EDV, NYSE:IEF, NYSE:MUAA, NYSE:MUAB, NYSE:MUAC, NYSE:MUAD, NYSE:MUAE, NYSE:MUAF, NYSE:MUB, NYSE:PZA, NYSE:TFI, NYSE:TLH, NYSE:TLT




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