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  1. 2 Muni Fund Picks That Sidestep Market Turbulence

    Video Reports

    Thu, 18 Sep 2014

    term categories along with the high - yield muni-bond fund category. There ..... well in rough market environments. High - yield muni-bond funds invest in the ..... as they did in 2008. Among the high - yield bond funds, a good choice is

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    funds are divided into short-, intermediate- and long-term categories along with the high - yield muni-bond fund category. There are also state-specific mandates, which are designed to provide tax exemption from a certain state's taxes. Performance in
    fund (FHIGX), which has held up relatively well in rough market environments.  High - yield muni-bond funds invest in the lower-rated and dicier segments of the municipal market. When credit conditions are improving, they benefit because of the higher income and improving credit metrics. But when credit conditions decline, they suffer heavy losses as they did in 2008. Among the high - yield bond funds, a good choice is [TICKER:PRFHX] the T. Rowe Price Tax-Free High Yield muni-bond fund (PRFHX), which did suffer some losses but held up relatively well compared with its peers in the high - yield bond category. Overall, credit quality has been in a positive trend in the municipal market because of increasing tax collections from an
  2. 20% Yielding Western Asset Mortgage Shifts Holdings To Support The Yield And Book Value

    Headlines

    Thu, 18 Sep 2014

    existence, mortgage REIT Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp. (NYSE: WMC ) has taken investors on a high - yield (I mean very high - yield ) roller coaster ride. While carrying a yield that has stuck in the 15% to 20% range, the share price

  3. These 5 Balanced Funds Have Taken on More Credit Risk

    Headlines

    Thu, 18 Sep 2014

    fund's sensitivity to the equity markets: High - yield bonds tend to decline in price when equities ..... nearly six years into a bull market for high - yield bonds--than they did when high yield bottomed out in late 2008 (before equities

  4. Update: Nyrstar Makes An Offer To Repurchase All Of Its Bonds Maturing In 2015

    Headlines

    Wed, 17 Sep 2014

    wasn't entirely unexpected as the company will use the proceeds of its rights offering and earlier issued (very) high - yield bond to repurchase some of its bonds ahead of maturity. I already brought this up in my previous article as the mainstream

  5. ATT

    Commentary

    Tue, 16 Sep 2014

    I have looked up and down to find some reason not to like T as a primary long-term stock to put most of my free money. Hugh company, will never go away, low beta with high yield . What else could be better? Am I missing something? And, I can always sell it.

  6. Pacholder High Yield Fund Inc declares $0.053 dividend

    Headlines

    Tue, 16 Sep 2014

    Pacholder High Yield Fund (NYSEMKT: PHF ) declares $0.053/share monthly dividend , 7.8% decrease from prior dividend of $0.058. Forward yield 7.62% Payable Sept. 30; for shareholders of record Sept. 26; ex-div Sept. 24. Post your comment!

  7. Atlantic Power Cuts Dividend 70%; CEO Steps Down

    Headlines

    Tue, 16 Sep 2014

    simply could not find a buyer. This seems like a rather obvious result given that Atlantic Power has a huge mountain of high yield debt, totaling over $1.4 billion as of June 30, compared to its market cap of $450 million (now around $300 Complete

  8. Where the Financial Services Industry Goes from Here

    Headlines

    Tue, 16 Sep 2014

    investment firms engaged in leveraged buyouts (LBO deals), which allowed small companies to buy larger ones using high - yield debt, known as junk bonds. The debt was repaid with the assets of the acquired company. The companies so acquired were

  9. Medley Capital: An Attractive Hedge For BDC Portfolios

    Headlines

    Tue, 16 Sep 2014

    investment model entails taking material risks. As high - yield lenders to middle market companies, BDC risks have ..... translates into downside risk for public holders of BDCs and high - yield investors alike. We believe it is prudent for yield

  10. 2 Preferred Stocks Offering High Yield Without Capital Risk

    Headlines

    Mon, 15 Sep 2014

    By Larry Meyers : You're an income investor, possibly retired. You are looking for dividends to supplement your income, but also desire capital preservation. REITs are attractive dividend vehicles, but many are overpriced. However, if you are only seeking income, it's better to go with the ...

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