It’s Time To Look At Municipal Closed-End Funds

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From BlackRock: There's more than one way to invest in municipal bonds. Closed-end municipal funds seek to provide higher levels of income, and short-term volatility can present attractive entry points for long-term investors.
NYSE:MUB October 5, 2018 6:10am

High-Yield Picks To Weather The Impending Market Storm

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From Contrarian Outlook: Readers often ask me how to build a portfolio that holds its own in down times but hands them more income than the measly 2.6% long-term US Treasuries pay.
NYSE:MUB September 7, 2018 6:53am

Short Supply Supports Muni Bonds This Year

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From Invesco: Recently, municipal bonds have performed well despite increased market volatility and a rising interest rate environment that saw the 10-year US Treasury yield breach 3% a number of times this year.
NYSE:MUB August 25, 2018 6:30am

Honing In On Tax-Free Muni Bond Funds With 5% Yields (MUB)

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From Contrarian Outlook: If you're looking for tax-free yields, municipal ("muni") bonds can provide you with 5%+ distributions that Uncle Sam won't touch. With rates rising, it is a bit tricky to make savvy buying decisions at the moment. But income investors buying smartly today are banking 5%+ yields - and paying as little as 88 cents on the dollar!
NYSE:MUB August 10, 2018 6:21am

Public Sector Pensions Could Doom Some Municipal Bonds (MUB)

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From John Rubino: The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted a better method of analysing the impact of public sector pensions on state and local budgets.
NYSE:MUB July 23, 2018 6:27am

Exploring The World Of Insured Municipal Bonds

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From Invesco: Puerto Rico's recent history of municipal bond defaults has highlighted the potential benefits of a niche part of the municipal (muni) bond market -- insured municipal bonds.
NYSE:MUB July 20, 2018 6:04am

Using Tax Strategies To Maximize Portfolio Yield (MUB)

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From Contrarian Outlook: Still feeling the taxman's sting from April? Then you probably need to consider getting some tax-free income.
NYSE:MUB July 13, 2018 6:20am

Look Muni Bonds For High Yields, Low Taxes (MUB)

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From Contrarian Outlook: Most "high bracket" investors love the idea of tax-free muni bonds. But they aren't sure where to buy them, and often end up using exchange traded funds (ETFs) as their vehicle of choice.
NYSE:MUB June 14, 2018 6:10am

Don’t Ignore Muni Bonds (MUB)

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From Contrarian Outlook: Right now there are huge deals happening in a place far too few people care to look: municipal bonds.
NYSE:MUB May 25, 2018 6:16am

Look To Muni Bond Funds For Tax-Advantaged Income (MUB)

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From Contrarian Outlook: Today I'm going to show you 3 funds that give you an income stream the taxman cannot touch.
NYSE:MUB March 30, 2018 6:34am

Time To Buy The Dip In Muni Bonds (MUB)

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From Contrarian Outlook: Municipal bonds are off to a slow start in 2018 - which is usually a bullish sign for these tax-free payers.
NYSE:MUB March 14, 2018 6:22am

Short-Term Muni Bonds Are Looking Great Right Now (MUB)

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Municipal bonds might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a sexy investment. They don't typically command news headlines like the stock market or bitcoin.
NYSE:MUB March 8, 2018 6:59am

Big Changes Coming To The Municipal Bond Market (MUB)

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From Franklin Templeton Investments: The investment landscape for municipal bonds has changed in a number of ways. What was true in the past for this asset class may not be anymore, according to Sheila Amoroso and Rafael Costas, co-directors of Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group's Municipal Bond Department.
NYSE:MUB February 14, 2018 6:10am

Consider Municipal Bonds For High Yield, Low Taxes (MUB)

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From Contrarian Outlook: There are, as I write this, 3 high-yielding funds giving investors over 5% in dividend income. Plus they pay out every month, tax-free.
NYSE:MUB January 22, 2018 6:11am

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