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- Municipals End Little Changed; Softer Tone in Shortened Session. Monsarrat, Sean // Bond Buyer;05/29/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31148, p2
Reports on municipal bond activity in the United States on May 25, 2001. Focus of traditional investors on the primary while mixed secondary bidding pointed to divergent market opinions; Trend among retail investors and institutional buyers of focusing in the new-issue market.
- Conservative `Munis' Become Hot Prospects. Halverson, Guy // Christian Science Monitor;10/26/98, Vol. 90 Issue 232, p13
Comments on the benefits for certain investors who invest in municipal bonds. How municipal bonds are historically cheap compared to United States Treasury bonds in late 1998; The returns that municipals can offer; Taxation benefits of municipals; Size of the municipal market; Mutual funds...
- Municipal Bond Prices Finish Mixed; Yields to Climb Amid Supply, Recovery. Monsarat, Sean; Chesla, Nicholas // Bond Buyer;3/19/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31347, p2
Reports on the trend in the U.S. bond market. Factors contributing to the increase of interest rates; Preference of capitalists for long end investment in the market; Effects of raising short-term interest rates.
- Municipal bonds gaining broad popularity. Luo, Enn // Las Vegas Business Press;8/20/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 32, p13
Discusses the contributing factors on the viability of municipal bond investment. Predictability of the bond; Exemption of the interest of the stocks from federal income taxes; Ease in liquidating the bonds.
- Market Close: Investors Look To Less-Known Michigan, Illinois Bonds. Bonello, Maria; Flynn, Hillary // Bond Buyer;5/9/2014, Vol. 123 Issue F318, p1
The article focuses on the views of U.S. investors, who are refereeing bonds issued from municipalities in Illinois and Michigan for investments. Topics discussed include the views of Fred Bacani, head of fixed-income and trading at the investment advisory firm Veritable LP, regarding the...
- Mutual Funds Steady Despite Market Moods. Seymour, Dan // Bond Buyer;6/29/2009, Vol. 368 Issue 33139, p1
The article reports on the positive performance of the municipal bond mutual funds in the U.S. in 2009. AMG Data Services finds that there are many investors who invested huge amount of money into municipal funds regardless of market moods. It notes that the municipal funds post $1.71 billion a...
- More safety-seeking investors look to munis, with a focus on the short end. Harris, Elizabeth E. // Bond Buyer;09/15/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30478, p6
Reports that investors in the United States are starting to turn to municipal bonds to escape the continuing volatility in other securities markets. Investors' preference for short-term bonds; Bond yields; Cash flow; Decline in interest rates.
- Munis Steady Despite Flurry in Primary. Riggs, Taylor // Bond Buyer;8/22/2012, Vol. 381 Issue 33769, p2
The article reports that U.S. traders are reluctant to buy the municipal bonds (munis) even after the bonds witnessed an increase in return on investment and reduction in the price. It states that the U.S. traders are awaiting the munis to become cheaper. Analysts from Trident Municipal Research...
- Safe Haven or Missed Chance? MCGEE, PATRICK // Bond Buyer;9/26/2011, Vol. 377 Issue 33588, p1
The article discusses how short-term bonds in the U.S. fared for 2011. Some portfolio managers emphasize that such bonds are not safe as returns on short-term paper are so low. Investors fail to take opportunities from a much steeper slope of the bond yield curve. The misallocation in investors'...