Despite concerns about Puerto Rico and higher rates, municipal-bond funds have continued their run in 2016.
Municipal bonds are the whipping boys again.
Fidelity Municipal Income and T . Rowe Price Tax - Free High Yield hold up well when muni markets head south.
Dividend-paying stocks and preferreds, lower-quality bonds, and stable-value funds top readers' lists of investments for a yield-starved environment.
While some investors are buying, others don't like the uncertainty of municipal bonds.
Morningstar's Miriam Sjoblom discusses how to gauge whether a muni fund is more apt than a taxable-bond fund, yield risks and other key focus points, and some of her muni-fund recommendations.
Not as scary as you think, but scary enough to be picky.
Plus, Franklin Templeton enters the ETF space and more.
In a risky category, these offerings employ sensible approaches.
What a comparison of a fund's trailing 12-month and SEC yields can tell us.