Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the iShares National Muni Bond ETF (MUB).
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.
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.
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.1
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 […]
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.
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.
From Contrarian Outlook: Still feeling the taxman’s sting from April? Then you probably need to consider getting some tax-free income.
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.
From Contrarian Outlook: Right now there are huge deals happening in a place far too few people care to look: municipal bonds.
From Contrarian Outlook: Today I’m going to show you 3 funds that give you an income stream the taxman cannot touch.
From Contrarian Outlook: Municipal bonds are off to a slow start in 2018 – which is usually a bullish sign for these tax-free payers.
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.
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.
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.