The Case For Municipal Bond ETFs In 2014

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
NYSE:MUB December 22, 2013 11:36pm

“No Taper” Means Munis Are Still Priced To Buy

market bondsFixed income markets have been hanging on the Fed’s every word. In many ways, it has transformed the municipal bond market into a rates market. In fact, performance in the tax-exempt space has been driven almost exclusively by rates action
NYSE:MUB September 23, 2013 12:47pm

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

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
NYSE:MUB July 25, 2013 4:57pm

Are Municipal Bonds Still Safe?

Municipal Bond: Municipal bond investors beware!
NYSE:MUB June 20, 2013 2:51pm

3 ETF Sectors Facing Tax Uncertainty (MUB, TFI, CMF, HYD, VIG, DVY, PKW, IEF, ITR)

Aaron Levitt: For investors, the last few months have been dominated by two words: fiscal cliff. The combination of automatic expiring tax breaks and across-the-board government spending cuts scheduled to become effective on January 1, 2013, has sent a shiver down the spine of market participants. 

NYSE:CMF December 21, 2012 2:44pm

Economic Storm: Play These ETFs To Prepare Like Bill Gross (TIP, WIP, SHM, TFI, DBEM)

Daniela Pylypczak: This month, legendary bond king Bill Gross published his investment outlook, aptly titled “Strawberry Fields – Forever?”, in which he warned investors
NYSE:DBEM December 13, 2012 11:46pm

Don’t Forget About These Impressive Muni Bond ETFs (MUB, TFI, XMPT, PRB)

Eric Dutram: Although there have been some concerns over the muni bond market as of late thanks to some high profile Californian bankruptcies, this important bond segment is still quite strong. Assets have flowed into muni bond ETFs at an incredible pace
NYSE:MUB August 23, 2012 12:30pm

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