Nuveen Oregon Intermediate Municipal Bond Fund
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Michael S. Hamilton - Michael manages tax-exempt fixed income portfolios, including the Arizona Municipal Bond, the Connecticut Municipal Bond, the Massachusetts Municipal Bond, the New Mexico Municipal Bond, and the Oregon Intermediate Municipal Bond products. He also oversees various closed-end funds.
He began working in the financial industry when he joined the firm in 1989. Michael, who became a portfolio manager in 1992, was previously a fixed income fund manager and trader.
He received a B.A. from the College of Idaho and an M.B.A. from Western Washington University. Michael is a member of the CFA Institute and the Portland Society of Financial Analysts.
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Firm tenure for Nuveen Asset Management investment professionals may include years of service at predecessor advisory operations.
Nuveen Asset Management
Fixed Income, Equity and Specialty Strategies
Nuveen Asset Management is a premier asset manager with a broad range of investment solutions for high net worth individuals and institutional clients. With an extensive history evaluating the municipal bond markets, Nuveen Asset Management offers our clients an approach to investing that emphasizes quality and ingenuity. Today our solutions span multiple asset classes, from traditional and specialized equity to taxable and municipal fixed income. Our heritage demonstrates quality and innovation that stand the test of time.
|1. ||The Municipal Security Investment Oversight Group considers four strategic inputs - economic outlook, credit analysis, trading and yield curve analysis - when determining overall investment strategy. |
|2. ||The Municipal Security Investment Oversight Group provides the Investment Team with recommendations, targets and/or guidelines regarding duration, yield curve positioning, security structure, sectors and credit quality. |
|3. ||The Investment Team utilizes the Municipal Securities Investment Oversight Group targets and guidelines in portfolio construction (which can include the opportunistic use of leverage). |
|4. || Process and performance are regularly evaluated through attribution analysis. |
A Word On Risk
Mutual fund investing involves risk; principal loss is possible. Debt or fixed income securities such as those held by the Fund, are subject to market risk, credit risk, interest rate risk, call risk, state concentration risk, tax risk, and income risk. As interest rates rise, bond prices fall. Credit risk refers to an issuers ability to make interest and principal payments when due. Below investment grade or high yield debt securities are subject to liquidity risk and heightened credit risk. The Fund's use of inverse floaters creates effective leverage. Leverage involves the risk that the Fund could lose more than its original investment and also increases the Fund's exposure to volatility and interest rate risk.