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    Municipal Bonds

    David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Portfolio and Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck

    MAAX successfully pivots from ultra-conservative, with a portfolio of exclusively high quality short-duration bonds, to a high quality portfolio of longer duration bonds.

    Municipal Bonds

    May 20, 2020

    What’s Next for the Muni Market?

    by Jim Colby, Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Municipal Bonds

    While we expect some bumpy roads in the near-term, we are optimistic about the municipal bond market’s recovery.

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    Municipal Bonds

    May 15, 2020

    MAAX Seeks Shelter in High Quality

    by David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Portfolio and Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck

    MAAX adapts by re-investing in investment grade bonds with intermediate and longer-term durations while remaining defensively positioned by avoiding investments in high yield bonds.

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    Municipal Bonds

    April 15, 2020

    MAAX Moves to Maximum Defensive

    by David Schassler, Portfolio Manager and Head of Portfolio and Quantitative Investment Solutions, VanEck

    Health and financial crises move MAAX to seek downside protection in a portfolio of low duration and investment-grade municipal bonds.

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    Municipal Bonds

    March 26, 2020

    The Great Municipal Bond ETF Freeze-Out

    by Jim Colby, Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Municipal Bonds

    The structure that underpins municipal bond ETFs has held up through the past few weeks, and the latest Fed action is leading to the resumption of more normal market activity.

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