US News & World Report: Baird Short Term Muni Bond Fund among best to buy and hold

A March 19 U.S. News & World Report article featured Baird Short Term Municipal Bond fund (BTMIX) as one of the best municipal bond funds for investors to buy and hold. The article cites the fund’s consistent value-add in security selection and yield-curve positioning, as well as its short duration strategy which provides defensive positioning as interest rates rise.

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Some of the potential risks associated with fixed income investments include call risk, reinvestment risk, interest rate risk, credit risk, default risk, liquidity risk and inflation risk. Additionally, it is important that an investor is familiar with the inverse relationship between a bond’s price and its yield. Bond prices will fall as interest rates rise and vice versa. Municipal securities investments are not appropriate for all investors, especially those taxed at lower rates.