Municipal Bond ETF Overview

Muni bond ETFs invest in municipal bonds. These bonds are issued by a local government or territory, or their agencies. One of the attractive features of municipal bonds is that interest income is excluded from gross income for federal income tax purposes.

Municipal bond ETFs are part of the following ETF.com market segments:

Daily Hot Reads

Thursday Hot Reads: Who Is Buying ETFs? Mutual Funds

Also, mutual funds are increasingly investing in ETFs, while Goldman warns of a possible government shutdown.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Watch: iShares Adds To iBonds Lineup

New muni fund targets securities maturing in 2023.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Watch: Franklin Plans 2 Muni Bond Funds

Franklin Templeton looks to add two actively managed bond ETFs to its Liberty lineup.

Daily ETF Watch

ETF Watch: PowerShares Fund Shifting Focus

Filing indicates the Build America Bond ETF will transform into a broad muni bond fund.

Daily Hot Reads

Thursday Hot Reads: Value Surpasses High Beta As Top Factor

Also, Vanguard eyes passive invasion into Europe.

Daily Hot Reads

Tuesday Hot Reads: Ray Dalio Expands ETF Empire

Also, CalPERS hurt by reallocation away from equities.

Features and News

Kotok: Be Nimble At Markets' Turning Point

Cumberland Advisors’ Kotok discusses the state of global markets, his firm’s first ETF and how to cope with what he calls an inflection point in the investment environment.

ETF Strategist Corner

Why Muni Bond ETFs Look Ripe For The Picking

Beaten down in the fourth quarter, muni bond ETFs look to be a value play with calm sailing ahead.

Daily Hot Reads

Monday Hot Reads: An ETF Way To Play Trump's Wall

Also, key economic events in the coming big week for the U.S.