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Income Strategies for Volatile Times: Munis, Treasuries and Bond Ladders

There are an array of low-risk, fixed-income opportunities to consider for investors seeking shelter from a stormy market.

How to Allocate Your Income-Generating Assets Now

My 'Hopium/Doomium' model has stood the test of time.

The Dot Plot Thickens: How Will the Fed React to Rebounding Inflation?

If this trend continues, the Fed's reaction function will come into play.

Worried About an Inverted Yield Curve? Diversify Your Income Sources

Strike a balance when investing in fixed income.

8 Great Ideas for Income Seekers, Including an MLP With a Twist

Consider these securities for your portfolio in a rising interest rate environment.

Why I Am Shorting Bonds and You Should Too

Here's why I believe a bond selloff and yield overshoot is possible in 2018.

My Favorite Dividend Sector and Why I Like Municipal Bonds and Closed-End Funds

This area is set to continue to do well even if rates rise.

Don't Invest Based on Trump's Fate

There are many factors in play and many questions that can't be answered.

Don't Invest Based on Trump's Fate

There are many factors in play and many questions that can't be answered.

Did Tuesday Reverse the Trump Trade?

Certainties have deteriorated amid GOP infighting and Russia issues.

3 Ways to Navigate Bond Market Negativity

This sentiment is not going to change in the short term, so here is how to play it.

Bond Markets Are in for a Wild Ride

Bonds are a bargain right now, but be prepared to hang in through the volatile times ahead.

Muni Bond Funds: How Penny Smart Is About to Become Pound Foolish

This may be the time to cash in on your tax-free investments.

Playing Muni Market Madness

For longer-term holders, this muni bond selloff could mean some big yields ahead.

Troubling Details Lie Beneath a Decent Jobs Number

It isn't great that average hourly earnings declined in November, nor is a drop in the labor force a healthy sign.

Buy Muni Bonds Now for the Yield

Lower marginal tax rates don't kill the value of tax-exempt bonds.

Add These 4 Fantastic Closed-End Funds to Your Portfolio

Don't count out closed-end funds just because interest rates are expected to rise. There are some great opportunities out there said fund manager Jim Robinson.

Here's How to Find Closed-End Bond Fund Bargains

Closed-end fund investors seeking a good deal might want to dig into the unleveraged municipal bond arena.

Excess Supply Making Munis Cheap Ahead of Election

The presidential election outcome will be mostly inconsequential for municipal bonds even if there is a short term knee jerk reaction should Trump win.

Clinton Victory Priced Into Stocks Says Natixis Strategist

Don't expect a Clinton "relief rally" because the markets have considered her the favorite all along,

Fixed Income Investors Should Look at Munis, Investment Grade Debt

RBC Wealth Management's Craig Bishop likes corporate debt and munis, but avoids high yield.

Don't Overreact! Munis Will Hold Onto Their Gains

Bonds have sold off in the past month sending yields higher. John Dillon of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, said investors need not panic because munis will hold onto their gains.

Overseas Investors Boosting Muni Bond Market

Municipal bonds have regained their safe haven status as volatility returns to the stock and bond markets. They have also been getting a boost from yield-starved, go-anywhere overseas investors.

Don't Expect Muni Bonds to Fall this Autumn

Municipal bond prices plateaued this summer after a year of slow and steady ascension, but that does not mean the good times are over

Fed Rate Hike on Hold Until 2017, Says RBC Wealth Management

Fixed income investors shouldn't worry about a Federal Reserve rate increase until 2017 according to RBC Wealth Management.

Muni Bond Demand Strong Heading into Second Half

Municipal bonds have shined year-to-date as evidenced by the three percent return in the iShares National Muni Bond ETF.

Brexit Volatility Creating Opportunities for Bonds

Given all the post Brexit volatility there is no better time to be in a long/short bond fund, according to one portfolio manager.

Rescue Bill for Puerto Rico Looks Set to Win Final Approval

A restructuring bill for Puerto Rico's debt passed a key vote, which increases the likelihood that it will be approved.

Muni Bond Demand Likely Won’t Slack Off in Second Half

Municipal bond yields could come under pressure in the near term if the steady cash flows into open end mutual funds slows.

TIPS, Munis Trump High Yield as Fed Stays on Hold

The yield curve continues to flatten as the Federal Reserve stays on the sidelines, making it hard for bond investors.