Sweet Spots on the Curve

Albano, Christine
April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/12/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32359, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the important role of yield-curve positioning in the success of some top-performing municipal bond mutual funds in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2006. The yield curve remained flat while the nation's central bank failed to signal an end to its tightening bias. Some portfolio managers said coupon and credit selection were also important factors in achieving the top spots in the latest quarterly report, which was released in April 2006.


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