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Jayden is an experienced writer, bond manager and a professor of Finance in California. His writing primarily focuses on a variety of factors influencing the municipal markets, with deep insights for his readers & investors. In addition to writing and teaching, he also manages a bond portfolio (totaling over $700 mil) for a local municipality in California.

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Evaluating Municipal Debt Instruments Using Muni Bond Indices

Like other capital markets, municipal debt markets are made up of a wide array of debt...

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Understanding the Impact of Local Governments’ Financial Planning On Muni Investors

Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo, once said that you can either run an organization for your duration...

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What It Means When the Biggest Banks Reduce Their Muni Debt Holdings

For both individual and corporate investors, your tax rate serves as one of the biggest alluring...

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Understanding the De Minimis Tax Rule

Municipal debt securities have always been attractive investment vehicles for those looking to...

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Puerto Rico’s Governor leaves $0.00 for Bondholders

Post-Hurricane Maria’s devastation, Puerto Rico’s financial struggles have worsened with parts of...

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Three Sneaky Ways Brokers or Dealers Can Take Advantage of Bond Transactions

Whether you are managing your own investment portfolio or a private or public institution looking...

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The Curious Case of Hartford: How Can a State Rescue a Debt-trapped City?

Municipal debt, or any investment instrument backed by the tax authority of a local government,...

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Laddered Muni Portfolios: A Potential Way to Hedge Interest Rate Risk

The current rising interest rate environment, where the Federal Reserve has hinted toward...

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How Does Inflation Impact Municipal Bonds?

Due to the ability of fixed-income instruments to produce fixed and recurring income, bond...

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Environmental Impact Bonds: Munis to Spice up Your Portfolio

Municipal debt markets are made up of a wide array of debt instruments and serve investors from...

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New Jersey in Trouble: Is Phil Murphy Their Savior

Whether it was political scandals like ‘Bridgegate’ under Gov. Chris Christie or the near...

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Will Chicago’s “AAA-Rating” on Its Sales Tax Securitization Corp. Hold During Bankruptcy?

The City of Chicago’s new debt transaction, secured by sales-tax revenues, emerges as the epitome...

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Retail Muni Investors Stand to Gain From Passed Tax Bill

The newly introduced tax bill is going to have a substantial impact on the issuance of tax-exempt...

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Buying Opportunity? China to Stop Purchasing U.S. Treasuries

The 10-year U.S. treasuries yield serves as a critical benchmark for global finance around the...

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Puerto Rico: Do First Claims on Sales Taxes Really Protect Your Municipal Bond Investment?

A combination of poor financial oversight, non-adherence to fiscal policies and an overextension...

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The Case of Passive Muni Bond Funds

Your investment in municipal debt isn’t merely just buying and selling those instruments and...

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Introduction to Muni Bond Closed-Ended Funds

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Making Sense of Buying Out-of-State Municipal Debts

In the municipal debt markets, investors have generally gravitated toward their own...

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Potential Impacts of Tax Reforms on Tax-Exempt Bonds

The newly proposed and already underway tax proposition of the Trump administration, also known...

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Illinois: Will It Become the Puerto Rico of the U.S. Midwest?

The state of Illinois has its fair share of political dysfunction, a lack of financial oversight...

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The Prospect of Muni Bond Investment in Private Colleges

The debt issuances for many educational institutes have been an integral part of municipal market...

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The Yield Curve and its Impact on Muni Bond Valuations

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Interpreting Credit Ratings for Municipal Debt

Almost every municipal debt investor puts the majority of their faith into the credit rating...

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Should You Invest in Newly Released Municipal Debt?

Following the recession and financial downturn for many of the local and state governments,...

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Putting Trust in Your Muni Bond Issuers

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When Not to Invest in Municipal Bonds

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Should You Be Worried About Your Exposure to Atlantic City's Debt?

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Introduction to Credit Cycle

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Prospects of Sports Stadium Financing in the U.S.

The use of tax-exempt municipal debt for the construction of sporting facilities has been a very...

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Fate of U.S. Hospitals Under the Proposed Republican Bill

The entire capital market, along with investors, is eagerly waiting, and somewhat predicting, the...

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Trump’s Policies and Their Potential Impact on Muni Markets

One of the most appealing attributes of municipal securities is their tax-exempt status on the...

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Potential Benefits of All-To-All Trading in Muni Markets

The slow and steady electronification of municipal debt trading processes has certainly had a...

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The Impact of Trump’s Policies on Sanctuary Cities

The Executive Orders (EOs) signed by President Trump have garnered plenty of national and...

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When Do Tax-Exempt Muni Investments Incur Taxes?

Municipal securities have always been attractive investment vehicles for those looking to benefit...

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Are Prison Muni Bonds Good Investment Opportunities Under Trump?

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Benefits of Professionally Managed Muni Bond Ladders

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Impact of Taxation on Zero-Coupon Muni Returns

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Inflation Protection Strategies Using Municipal Bonds

In the midst of a political transition, the current U.S. administration has showed an inclination...

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Investing in Muni Bonds Based on Special Provisions

Many investors considered municipal debt a very safe form of investment, second to only the U.S....

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Better Disclosures to Deter Muni Market Frauds

The U.S. municipal bond market reached a new milestone by issuing more than $445 billion in...

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Risks Associated With Obamacare Dependent Muni Issuers

The municipal bond markets, along with their investors, are ferociously preparing for the future...

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Choosing Between ETFs and Mutual Funds for National Municipal Debt

For fixed-income investors chasing safety, liquidity and comparable returns in today’s...

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Potential Risks in Muni Bond ETF Investing

Any form of municipal debt with investment grade ratings is regarded as a safer form of...

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Preserving Your Principal with Variable Rate Munis

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Expected Tax Reforms and Their Effects on Municipal Bond Markets

If as an investor you are reluctant to take part in the intricacies of the stock market and you...

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Should Municipal Notes Currently Fit in Your Investment Portfolio?

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The U.S. water industry is currently faced with some enormous challenges to prepare for the...

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After the presidential elections, two main questions have emerged: Can Private Activity Bonds...

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