Municipals End Little Changed; Softer Tone in Shortened Session
- Needy Buyers Should Greet South Carolina Like an Old Friend. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;01/08/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31052, p7
Focuses on developments related to investors and investing in the United States (U.S.), current as of January 8, 2001. Three-pronged general obligation offering by South Carolina; Interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board; Pinellas County, Florida revenue offering on behalf of the Bay...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Municipals Finish Down 1/8 to 1/4 as Market Struggles to Find Its Footing. Monsarrat, Sean // Bond Buyer;01/26/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31065, p2
Reports the status of municipal bonds following a sharp sell-off in the United States. Closing rate of the municipal obligation bonds; Limitation of the market's upside potential; Absence of market participants and retail investors.
- Buyers Choose Short Term Over Long as Equities Rally. Fine, Jacob // Bond Buyer;5/1/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31377, p6
Reports on the municipal bond fund flows in the U.S. Investment of the financiers in the equity mutual funds; Increase of cash flow in the short-term municipal bond funds; Diversification of value funds.
- Municipals Mixed After Volatility. Monsarrat, Sean; Chesla, Nicholas // Bond Buyer;11/18/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31515, p2
Reports on the mixed performance of municipal bonds in the market on November 15, 2002. Significant rise in municipal yields with the decline in Treasury bonds; Stability in the municipal bonds in late activity; Willingness of investors to allocate funds.