Uncertainty in the markets has left many tax-free investors
confused about where to deploy cash in the last weeks of the calendar year. Jim
contends that the tactical characteristics of munis merit consideration at this
Muni Nation invited Thomas G. Doe, President and Founder of Municipal Market Analytics, Inc., to provide this week's commentary. Municipal Market Analytics (MMA) is an independent research firm based in Concord, Massachusetts.
Paul Mazzilli, Independent Fund Consultant and Senior Advisor for S-Network Global Indexes, shares his thoughts on the current attractiveness of municipal bond closed-end funds.
Watch Jim's latest muni videos on the Fed's decision to postpone a rate hike, Puerto Rico's declaration, and his 4Q'15 outlook.
Take a deep breath and tune out the noise of recent market volatility and chatter about the non-action taken by the Federal Reserve (Fed).
A play on the
famous catchphrase offered by the fictional James Bond in the movie Goldfinger begins to describe, I
believe, the state of the financial markets as August came to a close.
Although summer is not yet over, the "vacation" that many investors seem to have taken with respect to their muni investment perspective may well be coming to an end.
The muni market has been receiving a great deal of mostly hard-earned attention in all sorts of media this summer. Possibly the spotlight will enlighten an investing population on how tightly woven municipal bonds are...
I believe there may be potential value in municipal bond closed-end funds at this point in time. Here are some reasons why.
We have crossed over into the second half of the 2015 calendar year and with that, it is an academic – but instructive – exercise to see where we have been and how we have performed.
Munis: Puerto Rico at a Crossroads
Munis: Infrastructure, All Talk?
Munis: 2Q'15 - No June Swoon But Finish Strong?
Munis: Talking Points on Chicago Downgrade
Munis: Update on the Commonwealth
Munis: The Impact On States From Oil’s Downturn
Munis: A Thought About Tax Day
Munis: A Market in Transition
Munis: Embrace Supply and Stay the Course
Munis: The Power And Appeal Of The Exemption
Munis: What To Look For in 2015
Continuing the Theme
What to Know Heading into 2015
The Rate Hike Zone
Is Green The Color Of Munis?
Weather, Oil, And Market Dynamics
Stockton Decision Stirs Debate
A Precedent Set In Stockton
The Best Defense Is A Good Offense
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