The largest exchange-traded fund tracking municipal bonds traded at a discount to its underlying assets for the first time since July as states and cities flooded the market with the most borrowing in six months.
A recent research paper suggests widespread violations of MSRB fair pricing rules are rampant in the municipal market. But scratching just below the surface reveals serious flaws in the methodology and assumptions underlying the authors' conclusions.
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