Muni Bonds News and Perspectives

Below are bond market commentaries, strategies and analyses written by our municipal bond specialists. They are listed by date.

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Illinois Fortifies Its Finances

Illinois Fortifies Its Finances

Illinois, once awash in red ink, expects a $1.7 billion revenue surplus, which the governor wants to use to replenish the state’s rainy day and pension funds....

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What’s Behind Rising Muni Yields

What’s Behind Rising Muni Yields

Although fewer municipal bonds are being issued, yields have reached levels not seen in more than a decade. How is that possible? Last month, municipal bond...

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The Ballast Behind the Muni Market

The Ballast Behind the Muni Market

What provides peace of mind to municipal bond investors, especially those looking for a reprieve from the stock market tsunami? It’s simple: The fundamentals....

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What’s Concerning Some Muni Investors

What’s Concerning Some Muni Investors

Amid a careening stock market and dire warnings about the economy, some investors are skittish about adding to their municipal bond holdings. The constant...

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Don’t Be Fooled by the Fed

Don’t Be Fooled by the Fed

The Federal Reserve Board is on a mission to fight inflation, but municipal bond investors should think twice about what it means to them. After scraping...

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