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...]

How did a Financial Blogger Wound a Governor’s Pride? And why you might consider selling Puerto Rican bonds!

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Cate Long writes the Muniland blog for Reuters, and on March 8th, 2012 she wrote a post titled,”Puerto Rico is America’s Greece”. If Puerto Rico was a state, its bonds would have the  worst credit rating of any state. Yields on a 10 year Puerto Rico … [Read more...]