Wed, 29 Feb 2012
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With yield spreads back to pre-crisis levels, there is less room for error in the high - yield market today, says Morningstar director of fixed-income research Eric Jacobson.
Strong 2011 returns and perceived safety led to continued popularity for bond funds last month, while domestic growth funds suffered redemptions.
Morningstar associate director of fund analysis Miriam Sjoblom explains what drove municipal bonds' great performance in 2011 and what issues may lie ahead for muni investors.
Morningstar's Eric Jacobson runs the gamut with some of his favorite fixed-income funds, including ideas for core, short-term, multisector, high - yield , and muni exposure.
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