How to Find Opportunities in the Municipal Bond Market

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Municipal bonds are interesting right now after the ‘taper tantrum’ that started at the beginning of May when the Federal Reserve telegraphed its intent to taper off their bond buying program known as quantitative easing. Actually, all bonds are a … [Read more...]

Municipal Moment

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After a difficult month of May, municipal bond investors are now faced with what has historically been a difficult start to June. On a positive note, the start of summer in late June typically ushers in one of the more attractive times of the year to … [Read more...]

Why are Bill Gross’s Number 1 Picks not Part of His Total Return Fund?

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What are Bill Gross’s Best Investment Ideas? Picks Commodities like Oil and Gold U.S. Inflation-Protected Bonds High-Quality Municipal Bonds Non-Dollar Emerging-Market Stocks Pans Long-Dated Developed-Country Bonds in the U.S., … [Read more...]

Free Special Report: Post-Election Puerto Rico – Systemic Risk Or High Yield Opportunity?

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Introductory Comments by Marc Joffe Axios Advisors released an in-depth report on Puerto Rico bonds today, and it is should be required reading for anyone with exposure to the Commonwealth’s debt. As the Axios report shows, Puerto Rico’s debt … [Read more...]

Reading the Signs in the Current Bond Market

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A challenging time for bond investors By Kathy Jones September 2012 Many people have spent a lifetime building up their savings only to discover that the current low- interest-rate environment doesn’t provide enough income to sustain their … [Read more...]

Bill Gross is Bullish On Municipal Bonds (Bearish On Treasuries)

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PIMCO’s flagship fund cut its treasury holdings by ⅓ in August. PIMCO’s BOND ETF has 10% of its assets in municipal bonds. (FYI - We list BOND’s five largest municipal holdings at the end of this article. New Yorkers, you’re in … [Read more...]

5 Tips For Municipal Bond Investors from BlackRock’s Peter Hayes

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(May 2012) On May 2nd, Learn Bonds interviewed BlackRock’s Peter Hayes. BlackRock oversees more than $106 Billion in municipal bond investments, and as the chair of their Municipal Bond Market Committee, Peter is one of the most influential figures … [Read more...]