Muni Bonds News - July 2019
Municipal Bonds are in high demand and low supply. J.R. Rieger of The Rieger Report weighs in on which segments of the muni market have been performing well, gives us an overview of insured munis, and compares the risk of high yield munis to junk corporate bonds.
Muni Bonds News - June 2019
Municipal bonds continue to see consistent and massive inflows in 2019. J.R. Rieger of The Rieger Report, weighs in on the risks and opportunities in the current environment and considers the demand for high-yield munis.
Muni Bond News - May 2019
Municipal bonds specialist JR Rieger weighs in on the muni supply demand imbalance and other notable trends in Q2 2019. Rieger considers the demand for taxable municipal bonds and the benefits of the security in a portfolio.
Muni Bond News- April 2019
Municipal bond specialist JR Rieger discusses the positive trend in the muni market, how states with heavy pension shortfalls are performing, and this year's prospects.
Solutions - Putting It Together
Trends and considerations in portfolio construction, strategic and tactical asset allocation and how you can get started putting it together.
Muni Bond News - March 2019
Municipal bonds specialist JR Rieger sits down to discuss the reason for the shift in the muni curve this month, Puerto Rico, and the reason high yield munis appear relatively cheap.
How BAM GreenStar Supports Growth in the Muni Green Bond Market
Build America Mutual Chief Risk Officer Laura Levenstein discusses the BAM GreenStar Assessment, a new third-party verification of municipal bonds that finance projects that align with the International Capital Markets Association’s Green Bond Principles. $300 million of BAM GreenStar bonds were designated in Q4 2018, and the market is expected to grow.
Muni Bond News - February 2019
In this latest edition of Muni Bond News, J.R. Rieger of The Rieger Report discusses the latest for sector influence returns, how the municipal market relates to the on going "black cloud" and the outlook for Puerto Rico in the large bond market.
MASTERCLASS: 2019 Economic Outlook
As we edge closer to the end of a particularly volatile year, it's important to reflect on what investors experienced, and what market developments we can anticipate in 2019. Is the Federal Reserve raising rates too much, too fast, could the ongoing U.S./China trade war bring about a recession? Three experts join together to share their insights on the state of the economy in the coming year. Jim Bell - President and Founder at Bell Investment Advisors David Dali - Portfolio Strategist at Matthews Asia Terry Goode - Senior Portfolio Manager at Wells Fargo Asset Management
Muni Bond News - January 2019
In the latest edition of Muni Bond News, J.R. Rieger of The Rieger Report discusses what factors could influence returns in 2019, how those factors could impact prices and what we could expect to see in 2019.
Muni Bond News - December 2018
Municipal bonds specialist JR Rieger outlines the performance of the muni market through November, and discusses the merits of an active versus passive strategy in a bond bear market.
Muni Bond News - November 2018
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.