TITLE

Mutual Funds: Vanguard Dropping Insured Requirement for Some Funds

AUTHOR(S)
Fine, Jacob
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;2/6/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31319, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the decision of Vanguard Group Inc. to eliminate investment guidelines on its six state-specific insured municipal bond funds which required the fund to maintain at least 80% of their assets in insured bonds. Reason behind the decision to eliminate investment guidelines; Effect of rising premium for insurance on bonds in the secondary market; Role of the Federal Reserve Board's interest rate cuts in Vanguard's decision.
ACCESSION #
7701470

 

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