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Municipal Bonds Weekly Market Report: December 1

  • Short-term U.S. Treasury yields were stable, while long-term yields declined last week.
  • The...
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Slowing Muni Offerings Could Increase Prices

Municipal bond sales are expected to decline over the next month, while the amount of redemptions...

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Municipal Bonds Weekly Market Report: November 24

• Last week US treasury yields were in a tight range without much movement, and continued to have...

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Are Target Date Muni Bond Funds Right for You?

Municipal bonds provide investors with tax-advantaged income that may be superior to other fixed...

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Municipal Bonds Weekly Market Report: November 17

• U.S. Treasury yields rose early last week but declined sharply on Friday, Nov. 13.
• Municipal...

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What Happens to Muni Bonds if the Fed Hikes Rates?

There’s no question the bond prices are susceptible to an interest rate hike, but there is some...

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Municipal Bonds Weekly Market Report: November 10

• The U.S. Treasury yields rose with a high probability of market pricing rate hike in December.
...

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Municipal Bonds: Tax Free Income, but Look Before You Jump

As with other bonds, municipal bonds are loans made by the bondholder to the issuer that are paid...

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Puerto Rico Default

We’ve discussed the island commonwealth of Puerto Rico multiple times in the previous...

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Municipal Bond News: Chicago to China

Our update this week takes us around the globe, from China to Chicago. We spoke a few weeks back...

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What's New in Municipal Bonds

For those who all but threw in the towel on Atlantic City, New Jersey, comes a spot of positive...

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Puerto Rico: Update from the Island

The island Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, has certainly had an eventful few weeks since our last...

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The State of California

If you told me ten years ago, or even five for that matter, that one of the biggest turnaround...

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4th of July: A Recap, A Tee Up

That time of year is upon us. The temperature is hot, the pools are open and the bbq’s are ready...

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The NHL, Seattle and the role of Municipal Bonds

With this week’s announcement that the NHL will begin a process that could lead to...

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Greece, Puerto Rico: No Fun in the Sun

Yes, it’s only Tuesday morning and yet it’s been a rough start to the week in the fixed income...

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It Really Is Greek to You

As investors in municipal markets, it is easy to be narrowly focused on your local town, county,...

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A Tale of Two Cities

Fear mongering and headline risk in the municipal market are a very real issue; there are certain...

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Municipal Bonds This Week (5/23) - Upgrades and Downgrades

Wall Street had a relatively calm week by recent standards, as markets hovered at all-time highs....

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Municipal Bonds This Week (5/16) - Upgrades and Downgrades

Markets endured another choppy week of trading as the S&P 500 notched fresh highs amid...

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Municipal Bonds This Week (5/1) - Upgrades and Downgrades

After a week full of earnings releases and economic reports, the markets opened higher on Friday,...

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Municipal Bonds This Week (4/24) - Upgrades and Downgrades

After another week of earnings season, the markets were green on Friday.

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Municipal Bonds This Week (4/17) - Upgrades and Downgrades

The markets fell sharply on Friday, due to reports of stock market regulation in China.

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Municipal Bonds This Week (4/11) - Upgrades and Downgrades

The markets opened higher on Friday, following this week’s FOMC meeting and the beginning...

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Municipal Bonds This Week (3/28) - Upgrades and Downgrades

The equity markets ended in the red for the first four days of the week. On Friday, the markets...

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