Alternative municipal bond structures can offer distinct advantages in a rising rate environment, but they require a keen understanding to be used effectively.
Under a Biden administration, municipal bonds could help make America green again.
Amid a massive return since the March low, the default rate has nearly tripled from year-ago levels as recovery rates deteriorate. "Kicking the can down the road" as vulnerability grows.
Are CLOs hidden in your bond fund, adding risk you can't see?
When the going gets tough, look to the U.S. consumer.
Chasing the muni market may come back to bite you.
The Fed is poised to join the global easing bandwagon, fueling a surge in risk asset prices. As market distortions from easy money grow, so does the importance of security selection and portfolio allocation.
Give a boost to your muni portfolio.
How to leave the ultrashort party without regrets.
The swelling supply of BBB-rated corporate bonds could lead to different outcomes for investors.
Consider adding VRDOs to your muni bond allocation.
Investors don't have a good track record timing the market on bank loans.
Not necessarily the Fed, whose own research suggests wage growth is not a reliable indicator of future inflation. But markets, it appears, aren't sure what to think.
Bank loan funds have been widely touted as a great way to help fixed income investors ride out a rising interest rate cycle. Also known as levered loan or senior loan funds, they are, after all, high...