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The Fiscal Cliff, Higher Taxes, and Pricey Muni Bonds

DEC 14, 2012 3:41pm ET

The fiscal cliff negotiations have brought taxes to the forefront of people's minds. What does it all mean for municipal bonds as an asset class?

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A recent phenomenon is the emergence of bonds with shorter call protection as funding alternatives for municipalities. However, the shorter call protection also dampens the potential upside for investors, which in turn reduces the price they are willing to pay.

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