Summary: 2020 was supposed to be the year for active managers but year-to-date that is not the case.
Summary: High-quality munis in demand as assets flow into muni ETFs.
Summary: TIPS become of interest as TIP ETFs see inflows.
Summary: JR compares contrasts two styles of municipal bond ETFs, one passive and one actively managed. See which one has the edge.
Summary: ETF fund flows react as markets turn in this period of volatility.
Summary: Munis continue to rally and draw assets to municipal ETFs.
Summary: “Risk-on” in vogue as Fed steps in to buy corporate bonds.
Summary: Fed intervention is shifting the bond markets.
Summary: JR interviews Alex Shepard about how RIAs can gain insights using the ETFAction data sets.
Date of production: May 28, 2020
Summary: Mid-May munis coming back into demand as munis yields drop driving prices higher. However, Investment grade munis have still been outpaced from a YTD total return perspective by investment grade corporate bonds as concerns mount about the COVID-19 impact on state & local governments.