www.gsam.com/content/gsam/us/en/individual/market-insights/gsam-connect/2018/Trends_in_the_Municipal_Bond_Market.html

The downgrade and default outlook for the municipal market continues to look benign, with a lower default rate than similarly-rated corporate bonds. And state ...

www.taxpolicycenter.org/briefing-book/what-are-municipal-bonds-and-how-are-they-used

The yield for a comparable tax-exempt bond was 3.74 percent. Thus, taxpayers whose federal tax rate is about 10 percent should be just indifferent between the  ...

www.governing.com/topics/finance/gov-three-ways-tax-reform-impacted-muni-market.html

Dec 19, 2018 ... The impact of the federal tax overhaul on the municipal bond market ... with rising interest rates, has made low interest rate muni bonds less ...

www.sec.gov/investor/alerts/municipalbondsbulletin.pdf

What are Municipal Bonds? Municipal bonds are debt securities issued by states, ... Municipal bond default rates vary considerably depend- ing on a variety of ...

www.putnam.com/individual/mutual-funds/cd-vs-muni-bond-tool

See if an investment in tax-free municipal bonds makes sense for you. ... Unlike bonds, which incur more risk, CDs offer a fixed rate of return, and the interest and  ...

www.publicpower.org/policy/municipal-bonds-and-public-power

For easy printing, download the Municipal Bonds and Public Power Issue Brief. ... easy fix—go ahead and issue a refunding bond while interest rates were low, ...

www.thecapitalideas.com/articles/municipal-bonds-opportunities

Feb 28, 2019 ... Who said Fed rate hikes are bad for bonds? ... First, the shape of the municipal bond yield curve — which is quite steep relative to the Treasury ...

www.federatedinvestors.com/insights/video/the-opportunity-in-municipal-bonds.do

6 days ago ... Senior Portfolio Manager R.J. Gallo explains why municipal bonds have largely outperformed their taxable investment-grade counterparts in ...

www.gurtin.com/blog/why-muni-curve-resists-inversion

Learn why the municipal bond yield curve resists inverting in response to an ... liquidity risk premia, expected tax rates, and optionality of municipal bonds ...