April 12, 2012 at 07:00 AM EDT
Touring The Muni Bond ETF Universe
Innovation has become a common occurrence in the ETF industry in recent years, transforming the product lineup from a collection of blunt instruments into an arsenal of more than 1,400 investing tools. Among those products are a growing number of precise, targeted tools that allow investors an unprecedented level of granularity when building a portfolio. This is certainly the case in the muni bond ETF space, where more than a dozen ETFs slice and dice the market to deliver unique blends of risk and return potential [see our Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio]. By far the most popular muni bond ETF is the iShares S&P National Municipal Bond Fund (MUB), which has nearly $3 billion in assets and casts a wide net across this corner of the fixed income market. But for investors looking to utilize more precise tools to access muni bonds, there are a number of other options [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: No Related Posts
Innovation has become a common occurrence in the ETF industry in recent years, transforming the product lineup from a collection of blunt instruments into an arsenal of more than 1,400 investing tools. Among those products are a growing number of precise, targeted tools that allow investors an unprecedented level of granularity when building a portfolio. This is certainly the case in the muni bond ETF space, where more than a dozen ETFs slice and dice the market to deliver unique blends of risk and return potential [see our Ready To Retire ETFdb Portfolio]. By far the most popular muni bond ETF is the iShares S&P National Municipal Bond Fund (MUB), which has nearly $3 billion in assets and casts a wide net across this corner of the fixed income market. But for investors looking to utilize more precise tools to access muni bonds, there are a number of other options [...]

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