Puerto Rico: Debt Restructuring, Fiscal Reforms Are the Best Hope

Puerto Rico: Debt Restructuring, Fiscal Reforms Are the Best Hope

The U.S. territory's leaders could go a long way toward reducing skepticism in Congress by purging the overt corruption and fiscal mismanagement that has marred the government for a decade.

Presidential Race, Fed Hikes Not Slowing Muni Growth

Presidential Race, Fed Hikes Not Slowing Muni Growth

Many of the same macro factors that supported the muni market in 2015 like modest inflation, manageable supply and consistent demand will continue throughout 2016.

Muni Bonds Look Ready to Outperform in 2016

Muni Bonds Look Ready to Outperform in 2016

Many of the same macro factors that supported the muni market in 2015 -- modest inflation, manageable supply and consistent demand -- will continue through 2016, said RidgeWorth's Dusty Self.

High Yield Could Get Much Worse

High Yield Could Get Much Worse

Things could get far worse before they get better for high yield bond investors, said Collin Martin, fixed income director at the Schwab Center for Financial Research.

With the Fed on Hold, These Bonds Still Look Good

With the Fed on Hold, These Bonds Still Look Good

Talk about being put on hold. The Federal Reserve might not make a move on interest rates until September unless the economy picks up. But some bonds are still appealing.

Agencies, Munis are Best Bond Plays With Fed 'Stuck in Box'

Agencies, Munis are Best Bond Plays With Fed 'Stuck in Box'

Talk about being put on hold, the Federal Reserve might not make a move on interest rates until September unless the economy picks up.

Top Five Municipal Bond Market Plays For 2016

Top Five Municipal Bond Market Plays For 2016

Expect high-yield municipals to spring ahead of investment grade muni bonds in the first half of 2016, but fall back in terms of relative performance later on this year.

Starved for Income? Here Are 3 High-Yield, Muni Bond Funds

Starved for Income? Here Are 3 High-Yield, Muni Bond Funds

More states are getting their fiscal houses in order, which makes municipal bond funds an increasingly attractive choice for income hungry investors.

Worried About Stocks? Here's a Safer Alternative

Worried About Stocks? Here's a Safer Alternative

Municipal bond mutual funds and exchange-traded funds stand out as dependable investments in these troubled markets.

Treasury Yields to Stay Low and Range-Bound Says Prudential Strategist

Treasury Yields to Stay Low and Range-Bound Says Prudential Strategist

U.S. treasury yields are likely to remain low and range bound this year, and spreads right now look cheap to fundamentals in many cases.