The funded ratios of 11 pension funds that cover Chicago, Cook County and statewide municipal workers in Illinois deteriorated in 2011 and they collectively now carry $37 billion of unfunded obligations, according to a new report.
Chicago, Cook County, Statewide Municipal Pension Funds Suffered in 2011
Before the financial crisis of 2008-09, it would have been significant news if yields on municipal bonds had exceeded those on Treasury securities at any maturity, and that occurrence likely would have attracted a variety of investors seeking to take advantage of the relative-value opportunity.
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