HYD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. An Unprecedented Opportunity In Municipal Bonds

    November 21, 2013
    As interest rate/taper and default fears have taken hold, investors have fled muni bonds in spades. That outflow could be ...
  2. Best and Worst Bond ETFs of 2012

    December 31, 2012
    This was the year of bond ETF growth, with massive inflows into this asset class over the last few months. After the financial ...
  3. 3 ETF Sectors Facing Tax Uncertainty

    December 21, 2012
    For investors, the last few months have been dominated by two words: fiscal cliff. The combination of automatic expiring ...
  4. Looking Back At Our Rapid Fire ETF Ideas for 2012

    December 18, 2012
    This time of year is when many choose to reflect on what they have done over the last 12 months, and what they hope to achieve ...
  5. Comprehensive Guide to U.S. Junk Bond ETF Investing - ETF News ...

    December 11, 2012
    Despite the low rate environment, the bond market is seeing a great deal of popularity as of late. Yet although the broad ...
  6. Battle The Fiscal Cliff With ETFs

    November 19, 2012
    Going over the pending fiscal cliff could be a scary proposition for American citizens and investors. The automatic spending ...
  7. The Muni Market Continues To Prove Pundits Wrong

    June 30, 2012
    Despite the dire predictions, the municipal bond sector continues to see great returns and investor inflows. Bonds in the ...
  8. Five ETF Surprises From The First Half

    June 28, 2012
    As an up-and-down (and up again) first half of the year draws to a close, many portfolios have managed to squeeze out moderate ...
  9. The Value Play In Munis

    July 20, 2011
    For investors seeking income, the boring municipal bond sector might just be what they are looking for.
  10. 5 ETFs to Watch If Muni Bonds Tank

    July 6, 2011
    Investors who believe the doomsday predictions about municipal bonds—and even those who don't—may find long or ...
  11. Is Now The Time To Buy Municipal Bond ETFs?

    January 5, 2011
    The municipal bond market has been hit hard by overblown fears. Now is the time to buy muni ETFs.
  12. The Good And Bad Bond ETFs

    July 15, 2010
    Bond ETFs are not all created equal, and investors should know which are the best to buy right now.
  13. Higher Taxes? No Sweat With Munis

    March 16, 2010
    Municipal bonds are a great way to shield your portfolio from a growing tax burden.
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    Atlanta housing prices are up from last year, but they're still lower than the national median. ...
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