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Municipal Bonds Continue To Be A Good Alternative To Treasury & Corporate Bonds

Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 5:06 PM
At least that's what this Wall Street Journal article suggests:
Municipal bonds faced two key tests this past week -- and came out looking sturdy
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On Thursday, 10-year AAA munis yielded 2.54%, versus 1.97% for the 10-year Treasury. Before the 2008 financial crisis, it was rare for munis to pay more than comparable Treasurys

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Ken TuminKen Tumin5,442 posts since
Nov 29, 2009
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1. Monday, November 21, 2011 - 6:18 PM
Most AAA munis are highly rated due to the subsidies they receive from the Federal Government.  Be very careful about what states you buy and specifically the tax base/revenue collatoralized to repay those debts.
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WealthManagerWealthManager8 posts since
Nov 21, 2011
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