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  • Municipal Bonds

    March 11, 2021

    MAAX Cuts Duration as Bond Yields Surge

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

    MAAX responds to higher interest rate risk by selling a portion of the Fund’s long duration bonds and reallocating those proceeds to short duration bonds.

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    Municipal Bonds

    February 17, 2021

    High Yield Munis Benefit from Anticipated Fiscal Support

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

    Anticipation of higher taxes and more federal support to state and local governments drives demand for municipal bonds.

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    Municipal Bonds

    January 15, 2021

    Democratic Control of Senate Creates a Tailwind for Muni Bonds

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

    Democratic control of the Senate and the potential effect on taxes should increase the demand for tax-exempt income, making muni bonds all the more attractive to investors.

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    Municipal Bonds

    January 14, 2021

    With interest rates low and investors hunting for yield, municipal bonds could be attractive options for those seeking income given considerable yields with tax advantages.

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