3 Ways to Navigate Bond Market Negativity

3 Ways to Navigate Bond Market Negativity

This sentiment is not going to change in the short term, so here is how to play it.

Will Trump's Lower Income Tax Rates Really Hurt Muni Bonds?

Will Trump's Lower Income Tax Rates Really Hurt Muni Bonds?

There was some paranoia a couple years back surrounding the muni market. Those fears are cropping up again, but infrastructure momentum could make munis a safe bet.

Bond Markets Are in for a Wild Ride

Bond Markets Are in for a Wild Ride

Bonds are a bargain right now, but be prepared to hang in through the volatile times ahead.

Muni Bond Funds: How Penny Smart Is About to Become Pound Foolish

Muni Bond Funds: How Penny Smart Is About to Become Pound Foolish

This may be the time to cash in on your tax-free investments.

Playing Muni Market Madness

Playing Muni Market Madness

For longer-term holders, this muni bond selloff could mean some big yields ahead.

Troubling Details Lie Beneath a Decent Jobs Number

Troubling Details Lie Beneath a Decent Jobs Number

It isn't great that average hourly earnings declined in November, nor is a drop in the labor force a healthy sign.

Buy Muni Bonds Now for the Yield

Buy Muni Bonds Now for the Yield

Lower marginal tax rates don't kill the value of tax-exempt bonds.

Add These 4 Fantastic Closed-End Funds to Your Portfolio

Add These 4 Fantastic Closed-End Funds to Your Portfolio

Don't count out closed-end funds just because interest rates are expected to rise. There are some great opportunities out there said fund manager Jim Robinson.

Here's How to Find Closed-End Bond Fund Bargains

Here's How to Find Closed-End Bond Fund Bargains

Closed-end fund investors seeking a good deal might want to dig into the unleveraged municipal bond arena.

Don't Get Spooked by Taxes; Look Now to Municipal Bonds Instead

Don't Get Spooked by Taxes; Look Now to Municipal Bonds Instead

Those who are seeking after-tax income shouldn't wait until April. Avoid tricky taxes with tax-exempt munis.