TITLE

Money Market, High-Yield Funds Fuel Spike in Muni Fund Assets

AUTHOR(S)
Fine, Jacob
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/9/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32086, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the increase in the assets of municipal mutual fund families in the U.S. Contribution of the expanding money market and high-yield bond funds to the growth; Percentage of increase in the municipal fund family of Fidelity Management & Research Co.; Expansion of the municipal fund family of Vanguard Group Inc.
ACCESSION #
16360208

 

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