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: JR compares contrasts two styles of municipal bond ETFs, one passive and one actively managed. See which one has the edge.
Summary: Munis continue to rally and draw assets to municipal ETFs.
Summary: JR and John Davenport talk about the Fed’s intervention and impact on the bond markets.
Date of production: June 12, 2020
Summary: With all the heavy headlines, JR finds the good news in the municipal bond market.
Date of production: June 6, 2020
Summary: Fed intervention is shifting the bond markets.
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.
Summary: JR compares contrasts two styles of municipal bond ETFs, one passive and one actively managed.
Summary: April reflected market volatility as the IHS Markit Municipal Analytics Curve steepened. High grade munis were outpaced from a total return perspective by high quality corporate bonds as concerns mount about the COVID-19 impact.