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    InvestmentNews: Muni Bond Fund Rebound Appears to Have Legs


    3/13/14: InvestmentNews’ Carol O’Donnell suggests that municipal bonds may be worthwhile for investors to examine despite poor performance during 2013. According to James Colby, municipal bond supply is normalizing and “The question is whether demand is healthy enough to absorb these additional sales without a drop in price.”

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    The WSJ: Detroit Rattles Muni Market


    8/07/13: In light of Detroit’s recent default, The Wall Street Journal considers the wider implications of replacing older bonds with new ones that have different terms, as the city’s emergency manager suggests doing. James Colby opines, “You really break the foundation of debt markets if municipalities can freely restructure their obligations.”

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    ETF Trends: Sell-Off in Municipal Bond ETFs May be Overdone


    6/18/13: Tom Lydon considers the shift some investors have made away from municipal bond ETFs due to anxiety about higher interest rates. It may be an “overreaction,” he writes. Lydon suggests investing in SMB and consults James Colby, who contends that “muni bonds offer attractive taxable equivalent yields.”

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    WSJ: Should You Buy Taxable Muni Bonds?


    06/05/13: According to The Wall Street Journal, institutional investors and mutual funds that can’t capitalize on tax breaks are buying taxable munis, but MV’s James Colby says, “I don’t doubt for a moment that some of these bonds are finding their way into individual accounts.”

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Long Municipal Index ETF MLN

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    Long Municipal Index ETF (MLN)

    Management Style: Sampling

    Underlying Index: The Barclays AMT-Free Long Continuous Municipal Index (LMT3TR)

    Index Description: LMT3TR is a market value weighted index designed to replicate the price movements of long-duration bonds with a nominal maturity of 17 years or more.

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    • Fund Ticker

      MLN
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      LMT3TR
    • Index Provider

      Barclays
    • Total Net Assets

      106407700.83000000
    • Shares Outstanding

      5,550,000
    • Number of Holdings

      158
    • Commencement Date

      01/02/2008
  •  
    as of 06/18/13

  • Portfolio Composition (%)
    as of 06/18/13

    • % of Net Assets

    • Stocks

      0.00
    • Bonds

      98.88
    • Other

      0.00
    • Cash

      1.12
    • Total

      100.00
  • Download All Fund Holdings » All Holdings (%) as of 06/18/13

    Total Holdings: 158
    Holding Name
    Coupon
    Maturity
    Composite
    Rating
    State
    Currency
    % of Net
    Assets
    California Health Facilities Financing
    4.500
    11/15/2035
    AA-
    CA
    USD
    1.94
    State of California
    3.500
    09/01/2032
    A
    CA
    USD
    1.85
    Monroeville Finance Authority
    5.000
    02/15/2042
    A+
    PA
    USD
    1.82
    Westmoreland County Municipal Authority
    5.000
    08/15/2033
    A+
    PA
    USD
    1.80
    North Carolina Medical Care Commission
    5.000
    12/01/2033
    A+
    NC
    USD
    1.79
    County of Nassau NY
    4.000
    04/01/2038
    A
    NY
    USD
    1.73
    State of Ohio
    5.000
    01/15/2041
    A
    OH
    USD
    1.72
    County of Pierce WA
    4.000
    08/01/2031
    AA-
    WA
    USD
    1.70
    Iowa Finance Authority
    5.000
    08/01/2030
    AAA
    IA
    USD
    1.62
    Arizona Sports & Tourism Authority
    5.000
    07/01/2031
    A
    AZ
    USD
    1.53
    M-S-R Energy Authority
    7.000
    11/01/2034
    A-
    CA
    USD
    1.22
    Salt River Project Agricultural Improve
    5.000
    01/01/2032
    AA
    AZ
    USD
    1.19
    South Carolina State Public Service Aut
    5.000
    12/01/2036
    AA-
    SC
    USD
    1.18
    Long Island Power Authority
    5.000
    09/01/2042
    A-
    NY
    USD
    1.16
    Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
    5.300
    12/01/2041
    A-
    PA
    USD
    1.15
    Hawaii State Department of Budget & Fin
    6.500
    07/01/2039
    BBB
    HI
    USD
    1.11
    Puerto Rico Commonwealth Aqueduct & Sew
    5.250
    07/01/2042
    BB+
    PR
    USD
    1.11
    Metropolitan Transportation Authority
    4.000
    11/15/2031
    A
    NY
    USD
    1.10
    Massachusetts School Building Authority
    5.000
    10/15/2032
    AA+
    MA
    USD
    1.05
    Ohio Higher Educational Facility Commis
    5.000
    01/01/2038
    AA-
    OH
    USD
    1.03
    State of Washington
    3.000
    07/01/2030
    AA+
    WA
    USD
    1.02
    New York State Thruway Authority
    5.000
    01/01/2042
    A+
    NY
    USD
    1.01
    State of California
    5.000
    04/01/2042
    A
    CA
    USD
    1.01
    NYC Municipal Water Finance Authority
    5.000
    06/15/2045
    AA
    NY
    USD
    1.00
    City of Tampa FL
    5.000
    11/15/2033
    AA
    FL
    USD
    1.00
    Puerto Rico Sales Tax Financing Corp
    5.000
    08/01/2040
    AA-
    PR
    USD
    0.98
    Puerto Rico Sales Tax Financing Corp
    5.000
    08/01/2046
    AA-
    PR
    USD
    0.98
    Puerto Rico Public Buildings Authority
    6.000
    07/01/2041
    BBB-
    PR
    USD
    0.98
    Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Authority
    4.000
    11/15/2031
    AA-
    NY
    USD
    0.97
    Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
    5.750
    07/01/2041
    BBB-
    PR
    USD
    0.97
    State of Illinois
    4.500
    01/01/2037
    A-
    IL
    USD
    0.92
    North Carolina Medical Care Commission
    4.000
    12/01/2033
    A+
    NC
    USD
    0.91
    Massachusetts Development Finance Agenc
    5.250
    02/01/2034
    AAA
    MA
    USD
    0.85
    County of Butler OH
    5.500
    11/01/2040
    BBB+
    OH
    USD
    0.85
    Arizona Health Facilities Authority
    3.750
    01/01/2039
    AA-
    AZ
    USD
    0.85
    County of King WA Sewer Revenue
    5.000
    01/01/2052
    AA
    WA
    USD
    0.84
    Metropolitan Transportation Authority
    3.500
    11/15/2032
    A
    NY
    USD
    0.84
    Colorado Health Facilities Authority
    5.000
    01/01/2040
    AA-
    CO
    USD
    0.81
    NYC Municipal Water Finance Authority
    5.000
    06/15/2030
    AA
    NY
    USD
    0.79
    South Carolina State Public Service Aut
    5.000
    01/01/2040
    AA-
    SC
    USD
    0.79
    NYC Municipal Water Finance Authority
    5.250
    06/15/2040
    AA
    NY
    USD
    0.79
    Illinois Finance Authority
    5.500
    08/15/2041
    AA-
    IL
    USD
    0.78
    NJ Transportation Trust Fund Authority
    5.250
    06/15/2036
    A+
    NJ
    USD
    0.78
    New York Liberty Development Corp
    5.125
    01/15/2044
    AA
    NY
    USD
    0.77
    Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
    4.250
    07/15/2040
    AA-
    NY
    USD
    0.77
    Virginia College Building Authority
    5.000
    03/01/2034
    NR
    VA
    USD
    0.77
    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authorit
    5.250
    01/15/2042
    AA-
    NC
    USD
    0.77
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health
    4.750
    07/01/2041
    A+
    VA
    USD
    0.76
    North Texas Tollway Authority
    0.000
    01/01/2038
    A+
    TX
    USD
    0.74
    University of Washington
    5.000
    04/01/2034
    AA+
    WA
    USD
    0.73
    Indianapolis Local Public Improvement B
    5.500
    01/01/2038
    A
    IN
    USD
    0.73
    Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
    5.500
    07/01/2039
    BBB-
    PR
    USD
    0.70
    Las Vegas Valley Water District
    4.000
    06/01/2037
    AA
    NV
    USD
    0.68
    Indiana Finance Authority
    4.000
    05/01/2035
    A
    IN
    USD
    0.64
    City of Houston TX
    5.000
    11/15/2040
    AA
    TX
    USD
    0.64
    District of Columbia
    5.000
    04/01/2030
    AA-
    DC
    USD
    0.62
    City of Charlotte NC
    5.000
    07/01/2038
    AAA
    NC
    USD
    0.59
    Washington Health Care Facilities Autho
    5.000
    10/01/2039
    AA
    WA
    USD
    0.59
    M-S-R Energy Authority
    6.500
    11/01/2039
    A-
    CA
    USD
    0.58
    Metropolitan Transportation Authority
    4.000
    11/15/2029
    A
    NY
    USD
    0.57
    New York Liberty Development Corp
    6.375
    07/15/2049
    BBB
    NY
    USD
    0.56
    Maryland Health & Higher Educational Fa
    5.250
    07/01/2038
    AA
    MD
    USD
    0.55
    Collier County Industrial Development A
    6.250
    10/01/2039
    A
    FL
    USD
    0.54
    State of California
    5.500
    11/01/2039
    A
    CA
    USD
    0.53
    NJ Transportation Trust Fund Authority
    5.500
    12/15/2038
    A+
    NJ
    USD
    0.53
    City of Houston TX
    5.375
    03/01/2038
    AA
    TX
    USD
    0.53
    Metropolitan Boston Transit Parking Cor
    5.250
    07/01/2036
    A+
    MA
    USD
    0.53
    Broward County FL Water & Sewer Utility
    5.000
    10/01/2037
    AA
    FL
    USD
    0.53
    Lansing Board of Water & Light
    5.000
    07/01/2034
    AA-
    MI
    USD
    0.53
    NYC Municipal Water Finance Authority
    5.000
    06/15/2031
    AA
    NY
    USD
    0.52
    Los Angeles Unified School District/CA
    5.000
    01/01/2034
    AA-
    CA
    USD
    0.52
    State of California
    5.000
    09/01/2030
    A
    CA
    USD
    0.52
    New Jersey State Turnpike Authority
    5.250
    01/01/2040
    A
    NJ
    USD
    0.52
    New York City Transitional Finance Auth
    5.125
    02/01/2035
    AA+
    NY
    USD
    0.52
    Houston Higher Education Finance Corp
    5.000
    05/15/2040
    AAA
    TX
    USD
    0.52
    Massachusetts School Building Authority
    5.000
    10/15/2041
    AA+
    MA
    USD
    0.51
    County of King WA Sewer Revenue
    5.000
    01/01/2045
    AA
    WA
    USD
    0.51
    Public Authority for Colorado Energy
    6.500
    11/15/2038
    BBB+
    CO
    USD
    0.51
    City of Charlotte NC
    5.000
    06/01/2034
    AA
    NC
    USD
    0.51
    New York State Dormitory Authority
    5.000
    03/15/2041
    AA+
    NY
    USD
    0.51
    Indiana Finance Authority
    5.500
    08/15/2040
    BBB
    IN
    USD
    0.51
    Illinois Finance Authority
    5.750
    11/15/2033
    A-
    IL
    USD
    0.51
    New York Liberty Development Corp
    5.000
    12/15/2041
    AA-
    NY
    USD
    0.51
    City of Troy NY
    5.125
    09/01/2040
    A-
    NY
    USD
    0.51
    Massachusetts Bay Transportation Author
    4.000
    07/01/2037
    AA+
    MA
    USD
    0.50
    County of Miami-Dade FL
    5.000
    10/01/2041
    A
    FL
    USD
    0.50
    Virginia Small Business Financing Autho
    5.000
    11/01/2040
    AA
    VA
    USD
    0.50
    Valdosta & Lowndes County Hospital Auth
    5.000
    10/01/2041
    AA-
    GA
    USD
    0.50
    Central Plains Energy Project
    5.250
    09/01/2037
    A-
    NE
    USD
    0.50
    Connecticut State Health & Educational
    5.000
    07/01/2041
    A
    CT
    USD
    0.50
    NYC Municipal Water Finance Authority
    4.500
    06/15/2032
    AA
    NY
    USD
    0.50
    Montana Facility Finance Authority
    4.750
    01/01/2040
    AA-
    MT
    USD
    0.50
    City of Torrance CA
    4.750
    09/01/2030
    A
    CA
    USD
    0.50
    NYC Municipal Water Finance Authority
    5.000
    06/15/2044
    AA
    NY
    USD
    0.50
    NJ Transportation Trust Fund Authority
    5.000
    06/15/2042
    A+
    NJ
    USD
    0.50
    Gainesville & Hall County Hospital Auth
    5.250
    02/15/2034
    A-
    GA
    USD
    0.49
    District of Columbia
    5.000
    10/01/2041
    A
    DC
    USD
    0.49
    Colorado Health Facilities Authority
    5.000
    12/01/2033
    A-
    CO
    USD
    0.49
    Carroll City-County Hospital Authority
    4.250
    07/01/2030
    AA-
    GA
    USD
    0.49
    NJ Transportation Trust Fund Authority
    0.000
    12/15/2030
    A+
    NJ
    USD
    0.48
    County of Snohomish WA
    4.000
    12/01/2032
    AA
    WA
    USD
    0.48
    Salt Verde Financial Corp
    5.000
    12/01/2037
    BBB+
    AZ
    USD
    0.47
    Puerto Rico Commonwealth Aqueduct & Sew
    5.750
    07/01/2037
    BB+
    PR
    USD
    0.47
    New York Liberty Development Corp
    5.500
    10/01/2037
    A-
    NY
    USD
    0.47
    Missouri State Health & Educational Fac
    5.500
    11/15/2039
    A
    MO
    USD
    0.46
    Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authorit
    4.250
    06/15/2042
    AA
    IL
    USD
    0.45
    Orange County Health Facilities Authori
    4.125
    10/01/2032
    A
    FL
    USD
    0.44
    Bay Area Toll Authority
    5.000
    10/01/2042
    A+
    CA
    USD
    0.44
    Rutherford Cty Health & Edu Fac Brd
    5.000
    11/15/2040
    AA
    TN
    USD
    0.43
    State of California
    3.500
    09/01/2031
    A
    CA
    USD
    0.43
    State of California
    3.375
    09/01/2030
    A
    CA
    USD
    0.43
    South Carolina Transportation Infrastru
    3.625
    10/01/2033
    A
    SC
    USD
    0.42
    Salem-Keizer School District No 24J
    0.000
    06/15/2028
    AA+
    OR
    USD
    0.42
    NJ Transportation Trust Fund Authority
    0.000
    12/15/2028
    A+
    NJ
    USD
    0.41
    State of California
    5.750
    04/01/2031
    A
    CA
    USD
    0.41
    Medical Center Hospital Authority
    5.000
    08/01/2041
    A
    GA
    USD
    0.37
    County of Palm Beach FL
    5.000
    05/01/2033
    AA+
    FL
    USD
    0.37
    Dauphin County General Authority
    4.000
    06/01/2036
    A-
    PA
    USD
    0.36
    Delaware River Port Authority
    5.000
    01/01/2040
    A-
    PA
    USD
    0.33
    Gainesville & Hall County Hospital Auth
    5.500
    02/15/2045
    A-
    GA
    USD
    0.33
    NJ Transportation Trust Fund Authority
    0.000
    12/15/2033
    A+
    NJ
    USD
    0.32
    North Texas Tollway Authority
    5.000
    09/01/2029
    AA-
    TX
    USD
    0.32
    Long Beach Bond Finance Authority
    5.000
    11/15/2035
    BBB+
    CA
    USD
    0.30
    Indiana Finance Authority
    6.375
    09/15/2041
    NR
    IN
    USD
    0.28
    New York State Dormitory Authority
    5.250
    07/01/2029
    NR
    NY
    USD
    0.28
    City of Seattle WA
    5.000
    02/01/2028
    AA+
    WA
    USD
    0.27
    Los Angeles Community College District/
    5.000
    08/01/2033
    AA
    CA
    USD
    0.26
    County of Miami-Dade FL
    5.000
    07/01/2038
    AA-
    FL
    USD
    0.26
    Los Angeles Community College District/
    5.000
    08/01/2032
    AA
    CA
    USD
    0.26
    Eastern Municipal Water District
    5.000
    07/01/2033
    AA
    CA
    USD
    0.26
    Dallas Area Rapid Transit
    5.250
    12/01/2043
    AA
    TX
    USD
    0.26
    Arizona Health Facilities Authority
    5.500
    01/01/2038
    AA-
    AZ
    USD
    0.26
    Desert Community College District
    5.000
    08/01/2037
    AA-
    CA
    USD
    0.26
    West Valley-Mission Community College D
    5.000
    08/01/2030
    AA
    CA
    USD
    0.26
    Santa Clara Valley Water District
    5.000
    06/01/2037
    AA
    CA
    USD
    0.26
    Metropolitan Transportation Authority
    5.000
    11/15/2034
    AA-
    NY
    USD
    0.26
    City of Jacksonville FL
    5.000
    10/01/2030
    A
    FL
    USD
    0.25
    Prosper Independent School District
    5.000
    02/15/2041
    AAA
    TX
    USD
    0.25
    Illinois Finance Authority
    5.750
    11/15/2037
    A-
    IL
    USD
    0.25
    City of Charlotte NC
    5.000
    06/01/2039
    AA
    NC
    USD
    0.25
    Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
    5.250
    06/01/2039
    A-
    PA
    USD
    0.25
    Gainesville & Hall County Hospital Auth
    5.250
    02/15/2045
    A+
    GA
    USD
    0.25
    Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
    5.000
    06/01/2039
    A
    PA
    USD
    0.25
    Louisiana Public Facilities Authority
    5.375
    06/01/2032
    A-
    LA
    USD
    0.25
    Kansas Development Finance Authority
    5.750
    11/15/2034
    AA-
    KS
    USD
    0.25
    Missouri State Health & Educational Fac
    5.000
    06/01/2036
    AA-
    MO
    USD
    0.25
    New York City Transitional Finance Auth
    4.500
    01/15/2038
    AA-
    NY
    USD
    0.24
    Dauphin County General Authority
    5.000
    06/01/2042
    A-
    PA
    USD
    0.24
    Salt Verde Financial Corp
    5.000
    12/01/2032
    BBB+
    AZ
    USD
    0.24
    Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority
    5.500
    07/01/2038
    BBB
    PR
    USD
    0.23
    NJ Transportation Trust Fund Authority
    0.000
    12/15/2037
    A+
    NJ
    USD
    0.21
    NJ Transportation Trust Fund Authority
    0.000
    12/15/2031
    A+
    NJ
    USD
    0.19
    Michigan Finance Authority
    5.000
    12/01/2039
    AA
    MI
    USD
    0.15
    North Texas Tollway Authority
    0.000
    01/01/2036
    A+
    TX
    USD
    0.15
    William S Hart Union High School Dist
    0.000
    09/01/2028
    A+
    CA
    USD
    0.12
    Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College Di
    0.000
    08/01/2030
    AA
    CA
    USD
    0.11
    Lafayette Consolidated Government
    4.750
    11/01/2035
    A+
    LA
    USD
    0.10
    Other/Cash
    USD
    1.12
    Total (%) 100.01

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