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It is difficult I believe to imagine that there is an investor who has no opinion on recent events affecting the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The actions recently taken by the three leading bond rating agencies to move the ratings of certain Puerto Rico issues to below inves...
There is almost nothing more familiar to many generations young and old than the symbolic if not physical act that comes with the crossover into a new year. We are now into 2014 and...during the first half of January we saw a significant turnaround in the performance of muni...
This past Tuesday we launched SHYD Market Vectors Short High-Yield Municipal Index ETF. SHYD seeks to track an index that only includes bonds with 1-10 years until maturity. The focus on this maturity range has generally meant lower duration or sensitivity to changes in inte...
The discounts at which municipal bond closed-end funds are currently trading are deeper now than when they briefly plumbed fresh lows back in early August 2011. They have continued to widen inexorably since early March of this year. The weighted average discount of the under...
Less than six weeks remain in 2013. To paraphrase the Chinese proverb we have certainly lived through a year of interesting times. That being said some savvy municipal bond market investors have not been deterred from taking advantage of a tax-loss harvest opportunity that h...
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