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UBS to pay $2.9 million to settle investor Puerto Rico claims
Finra orders the firm to pay about $2.9 million to two investors in Puerto Rico closed-end municipal bond funds. Total claims top $1.1 billion.
Vanguard, once thwarted, launches a muni-bond rival to BlackRock's iShares
A first for the mutual fund industry, and the cheapest offering in ETFs, an analyst says.
SEC commissioners push for bond transparency in wake of Edward Jones settlement
Regulator says Finra and MSRB should issue rules 'requiring the disclosure of mark-ups and mark-downs.'
Muni bonds are poised to shine as rates move higher
Tax-exempt category is actually benefiting from the dark cloud hanging over it.
Puerto Rico's uncertain future leaves muni bond fund investors in limbo
All is not lost: 'You might get 90 cents on the dollar, or you might get 30 cents on the dollar.'
MLPs yield headaches for advisers who bought them for income
Top analysts in the sector see a bear market as investors pumped $10.5 billion into energy funds over the last year.
OppenheimerFunds says Puerto Rico can pay its debts; governor says no
Puerto Rico's governor says the island's $72 billion debt load is too big to pay. OppenheimerFunds, the largest mutual-fund holder of the bonds, disagrees.
Navigating illiquidity in municipal bonds
Understanding the impact of the supply-demand behavior is much more critical than ever.
As Puerto Rico crisis intensifies, mutual fund investors face loss of capital
If the island can't pay back all of its debts, some fund holders could suffer haircuts.
Liquidity, liquidity, liquidity are the three most important words for bonds
Anxiety over a lack of liquidity is skewing fixed-income markets in new and surprising ways.
Go where the NBA finals go: Cleveland and Oakland looking better as investment destination
Is there Examining the correlation between success in professional basketball and the economic performance and cultural dominance of particular cities.
Dynasty hires Scott D. Welch to be chief investment officer
Service provide plans to expand investment opportunities for its network of advisory firms
4 ways to keep clients' portfolios from getting taxed to death
Your clients will appreciate it if you help them avoid the 43.4% tax bracket
Jeffrey Gundlach places big bet on Puerto Rico
DoubleLine Capital chief more than doubles holdings in island's junk-rated debt.
Harnessing the power of tax-exempt income via municipal bonds
The value of tax-free income has gone up but investors should avoid high-grade bonds on the short to intermediate part of the yield curve.