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Top-Rated Bond Mutual Funds as of 10/31/16

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
Gurtin CA Muni Opport Val InstGCMFXA+B+
Gurtin National Mun Opport Val InstGNMFXA+B+
Colorado Bond Shares Tax-ExemptHICOXA+A-
Lee Fnl Hawaii-Muni Bond InvSURFXA+B
Sit MN Tax Free IncomeSMTFXA+B-
Saturna Idaho Tax-ExemptNITEXA+B
PIMCO Fixed Income SHares TEFXIEXA+B-
Westcore CO Tax ExemptWTCOXA+B
Dupree AL Tax Free IncomeDUALXA+B-
Fidelity PA Muni IncFPXTXA+C+
T Rowe Price MD Tax Free BdMDXBXA+C+
USAA Tax-Exempt Interm-Term FundUSATXA+B
Wells Fargo CoreBuilder AWFCMXA+C+
Alpine HY Managed Duration Muni AAAHMXA+B
Eaton Vance NJ Muni Inc AETNJXA+B
T Rowe Price NY Tax Free BdPRNYXA+C+
Fidelity MI Muni IncFMHTXA+C+
Nuveen Short Dur Hi Yld Muni ANVHAXA+C+
Franklin Insured Tax-Free Inc AFTFIXA+B-
T Rowe Price VA Tax-Free BondPRVAXA+C+

Source: TheStreet Ratings

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

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