Now Is The Season To: December 2012

Published on by on December 3, 2012

Consider Build America Bond ETFs

While recovery efforts continue to drag the global economy out of the recession, many investors are turning once again to bond ETFs. With interest rates on Treasury Bonds at records lows, junk bonds and higher duration securities may seem like an attractive option. Even if the returns on these high yield funds seem appealing, the volatility and risk they bring are often impractical for consistent earners, leading many to explore another niche segment of the fixed income market: Build America Bonds .

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