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    Municipal Bonds

    December 20, 2019

    Muni Bond Defaults Remain Rare

    by Michael Cohick, Senior ETF Product Manager

    Municipal bankruptcies remain rare overall and muni bonds continued to be highly rated in 2018.

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    Municipal Bonds

    December 11, 2019

    Remaining Tactical in a Stable Environment

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

    MAAX remains overweight both credit and duration as the municipal bond market continues to shrug off potential risks.

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    Municipal Bonds

    November 22, 2019

    Municipal Bonds: Change is Here

    by Jim Colby, Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Municipal Bonds

    States and municipalities issuing municipal bonds find themselves having to address climate change risk.

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    Municipal Bonds

    November 13, 2019

    Stability Persists in Municipal Allocation Model

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

    Credit and duration risk, as measured by MAAX’s model, is supportive of a stable investment regime for municipal bonds. Therefore, the Fund remains overweight both credit and duration risk.

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