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The Municipal bond market

The Municipal bond market

new rules, new opportunities, and new strategies : Chicago, Illinois, June 12, 1987

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by The Institute, Additional copies, Professional Book Distributors in [Charlottesville, Va.], Roswell, GA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Municipal bonds -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Based on the proceedings of a seminar.

      StatementGeorge W. Benoit ... [et al.] ; edited by Terry D. Trim ; Katrina F. Sherrerd, managing editor ; Susan S. Brennan, associate editor ; sponsored by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts.
      SeriesThe Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts continuing education series
      ContributionsBenoit, George W., Trim, Terry D., Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG4952 .M783 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 77 p. :
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1980396M
      ISBN 100935015035
      LC Control Number90225103

      Praise for the Classic Guide to the Bond Market "This is simply the most comprehensive, useful look-it-up book onmunicipal bonds I've ever read (said with all due respect to TheABC of Municipal Bonds my dad wrote in when I was nine). ReadFundamentals cover to cover. I'm keeping mine in my briefcase,under my arm, at my fingertips. No accountant, financial 3/5(1). the issuer of the bond will not be able to make principal and interest payments. There may be less information available on the financial condition of issuers of municipal securities than for public corporations. The market for municipal bonds may be less liquid than for taxable bonds. A portion of the income from tax-exempt bonds may be Size: KB.

      Market discount generally exists when a bond is purchased on the secondary market at a price below par. Market discount is the difference between the purchase price of a bond and its stated redemption price at maturity. In the case of a bond sold with original issue discount (OID), such as a zero-coupon bond, market discount is the difference. In , for example, a high-grade taxable municipal bond yielded percent. The yield for a comparable tax-exempt bond was percent. Thus, taxpayers whose federal tax rate is about 10 percent should be just indifferent between the two types of bonds (the gap in yields— percentage points—is about 10 percent of percentage.

      Municipal bonds showed strong performance in , in part to the Fed’s more accommodative interest rate stance. Municipal-specific factors also supported the market, including improving credit fundamentals and the value of tax exemption. The S&P Municipal Bond Index returned % for Yields for the bonds in the index decreased by   A double barreled bond is a municipal bond in which the interest and principal payments are pledged by two distinct entities - revenue from a defined project and the issuer and its taxing power. more.


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The municipal bond market has always been a safe haven, and Fundamentals helps market observers sort through the many products and features to make the best investment choices. This book cuts through the noise to get to the facts that any investor needs to know/5(14).

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The main problem with books is its age. The book was wriiten in The book needs to be updated/5(8). In mid-March, the “municipal market was imploding in real time” as bond holders worried about state and local finances engaged in a wave of Author: Richard Mcgahey.

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A municipal bond, commonly known as a Muni Bond, is a bond issued by a local government or territory, or one of their agencies. It is generally used to finance public projects such as roads, schools, airports and seaports, and infrastructure-related repairs.

The term municipal bond is commonly used in the United States, which has the largest market of such trade-able. For individual investors, Raymond James provides Moody’s Investors Service, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch (municipal bonds only) ratings and credit reports. For more information offered by our fixed income department or to obtain a sample copy of a commentary, please contact your financial advisor or use the convenient Office Locator to find.

The worst municipal-bond market sell-off on record drove state and local governments to cancel or delay $7 billion of debt sales as yields soared and underwriters balked at bidding in auctions. Stability is a relative term in the municipal bond market.

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Buyer beware! Some people have paid markups on individual bonds in some cases exceeding a full year’s [ ].In addition, investors may be subject to tax on amounts recognized in connection with the sale of municipal bonds, includin g capital gains and “market discount” taxed at ordinary income rates.

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