TITLE

Muni CEFs, in Contrast to Their Brethren, Enjoy Some Stability

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/8/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33346, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers views concerning the goal of the close-end municipal bond funds to pay dividends at a time when dependable income is difficult to find to avoid volatility of other closed-end funds (CEFs) in the U.S. UBS Wealth Management CEF analyst Sangeeta Marfatia stresses that the development of municipal funds was due to stability of the underlying municipal market. Meanwhile, Stifel Nicolaus & Co. analyst Alex Reiss warns that municipal CEFs threaten investors with stock-like risks.
ACCESSION #
52331277

 

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