Summary: Studies on the returns for active vs. passive securities do not definitively declare a winner. However, J.R. Rieger of the Rieger Report explains that a higher proportion of municipal active managers best their benchmarks. John Hallacy is host.
Date of podcast: December 27, 2018
… More Important Factors in the Active vs. Passive Debate
Summary: In this latest edition of Muni Bond News, J.R. Rieger of The Rieger Report discusses how slightly improved Treasuries have left the municipal bond market behind, exacerbating the seasonal autumn slump in muni bonds. He discusses which sectors within the muni market are holding up as well as an overall shortage of new issue supply.
Date of production: December 5, 2018
… More Muni Bond News: December 2018
Summary: JR looks at the recently released mid-year 2018 S&P Index Versus Active Scorecard and finds powerful evidence actively managed funds have not done too well v. benchmarks.
… More Senior Loan (Bank Loan) ETFs: Active vs. Passive