As Taxable Munis Get More Popular, Their Added Value May Fall

Fine, Jacob
April 2004
Bond Buyer;4/28/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31872, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the added value of taxable municipal bonds as they grow into a more mainstream market segment in the U.S. Restriction of tax-exempt bond issuance by governmental entities under the Tax Reform Act of 1986; Consideration of taxable municipals as a way to add incremental income into a portfolio; Benefit of investors from the deals.


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