No matter how bad the market weather, munis shine through


Tis the season for municipal bonds. Last fall, tax-free rates nearly equaled the taxable-rates on bonds. From early November to early December the spread between 10-year taxable and the same term muni bonds narrowed to 90 percent. The bond markets were under pressure and municipals performed as usual. They fluctuated less than their taxable counterparts.

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