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List of 20 Best Bond Mutual Funds

Top-Rated Mutual Funds

Top-Rated Bond Mutual Funds as of 11/30/14

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
Voya Senior Income AXSIAXA+B-
Natixis Loomis Sayles Sen FR & FI ALSFAXA+B+
Invesco Senior Loan AVSLAXA+B-
Fidelity Series Float Rate Hi IncFFHCXA+B
Highland Floating Rate Opps AHFRAXA+C
Colorado Bond Shares Tax-ExemptHICOXA+A-
Metropolitan West Uncons Bond MMWCRXA+C+
Metropolitan West Strategic Inc MMWSTXA+B
PIMCO Income Fund APONAXA+C
USAA Tax-Exempt Interm-Term FundUSATXA+C+
Nuveen Symphony Floating Rt Inc ANFRAXA+B-
BlackRock Secured Credit Inv ABMSAXA+B
Guggenheim Floating Rate Strat AGIFAXA+B+
Wells Fargo Adv CoreBuilder AWFCMXA+C-
Cavanal Hill Intmdt Bond AAAIBXA+B+
Northeast Investors TrustNTHEXA+C
Adv Inn Cir Frost Total Ret Bd AFATRXA+B
Sit MN Tax Free IncomeSMTFXA+C
Wells Fargo Adv Muni Bd AWMFAXA+C-
Wells Fargo Adv CA Tax Fr ASCTAXA+C-

Source: TheStreet Ratings

The 20 bond mutual funds (listed above) are ranked highest by TheStreet Ratings' methodology.

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