Bloomberg U.S. Municipal AMT-Free Weekly VRDO ETF Overview

Features and News

Short Duration Muni ETFs Offer Shelter

How should muni ETF investors be reacting to the post-election bond market volatility?

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Strong Muni ETF Inflows Continue

Investors drawn to funds with a balance of interest rate risk and dividends.

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Detroit Spawns Risk Of Muni-ETF Purgatory

The biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history has created more questions than answers, but don’t shun all bond ETFs. Analysis

ETFs To Avoid Rate Surprises

The ETF market is full of problem-solving gems, even if they’re hard to find.

Journal Of Indexes


Guggenheim Completes Claymore Purchase

In mid-October, privately held institutional money manager Guggenheim Partners completed its acquisition of Claymore Group Inc. The deal covers all aspects of Claymore’s operations, including Claymore Securities Inc., Claymore Investments Inc. in Canada and Claymore Advisors, LLC.

ETF Report

 SSgA Debuts Second-Ever VRDO Fund

State Street Global Advisors launched the world’s second variable rate demand obligation ETF, the SPDR S&P VRDO Municipal Bond ETF (NYSE Arca: VRD), on Sept. 24. It tracks the performance of the S&P National AMT-Free Municipal VRDO Index, which holds VRDOs issued by U.S. states, local governments and agencies. The fund charges 0.20 percent in annual expenses.

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New VRDO ETF Launches From SSgA


State Street Global Advisors launched the world’s second variable rate demand obligation exchange-traded fund, a peculiar type of municipal bond fund that functions almost like a muni-market money market product.

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SSgA Plans VRDO Muni Bond ETF

The SPDR S&P Municipal VRDO ETF will track an index of variable rate demand obligations.

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Muni Madness: Yields Still Fat & Bargains Abound

Muni funds have a lot of appealing features right now for income-minded investors. And economists believe the muni rally might not be finished yet.