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Thought Leaders - James Colby

Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Municipal Bonds

About Jim

A specialist in the U.S. municipal bond markets, Jim regularly shares his views on the municipal fixed income space across news media, from mainstream to targeted industry news organizations. He draws his insights from his over 20 years of experience in municipal fixed income portfolio management. This experience guides his approach to portfolio strategy and security analysis.

My Insights

Municipal Bonds

May 29, 2019

High Yield Tax-Exempt Municipal Bonds Continue to Shine

by Jim Colby, Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Municipal Bonds

High yield municipal bonds continue to provide investors with attractive tax-exempt returns.

Municipal Bonds

April 05, 2019

A Quick Cybersecurity and Municipal Bonds Update

by Jim Colby, Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Municipal Bonds

Cyberattacks continue. Concerns increase. But more positive actions are still needed.

Municipal Bonds

June 13, 2018

Infrastructure 2018: Still in Decay

by Jim Colby, Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Municipal Bonds

The state of American infrastructure is dire. Despite the urgency and still-low interest rates, states are adopting a conservative approach to financing infrastructure projects.

Municipal Bonds

May 08, 2018

Aging Baby Boomers: Implications for Munis

by Jim Colby, Portfolio Manager and Strategist, Municipal Bonds

From state pensions, healthcare, and education to municipal bonds, the growing rate of retiring baby boomers will likely have far-reaching effects.