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Christine Albano

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Market Close: Traders See 'Ideal' Time To Buy Triple-A
October 16, 2014 Today's low-yield environment creates an optimal time to purchase triple-A rated bonds, traders said.

Volume Rises to $6.34 Billion with DASNY Deal at the Helm
October 12, 2014 More than $6 billion of long-term new issuance is expected to arrive in the primary market this week, led by a $1.1 billion...

Munis Can Aid Young Risk-Takers in Asset Allocation: Strategists
October 9, 2014 While younger investors are often risk-takers seeking high returns in the fast-paced equity market, owning municipal bonds can...

B of A Merrill Leads Senior Manager Rankings
October 7, 2014 Bank of America Merrill Lynch & Co. retained its position as the top senior book running underwriter in the third quarter,...

Volume Set at $5.5 Billion, Yet Taxable Glut Takes Some Supply Off the Table
October 5, 2014 While municipal volume is expected to be just above $5 billion this week, traders say with a substantial amount of those bonds...

Waiting Game: Retail Buyers Hoard Cash for Future Rate Increase
October 3, 2014 Muni managers and analysts say the absence of retail participation in the muni market has been palpable and that the net...

Thornburg Fund Celebrates 30-Year Milestone
September 30, 2014 The Thornburg Limited Term Municipal Fund began with just $12 million of total assets under management and 30 years later has...

Balancing Act: Managers Look to Uptick in Supply to Diversify
September 29, 2014 Managers say the uptick in volume in recent weeks has helped them diversity clients' portfolios, lowering their exposure to...

Texas Transport Deal Tops Calendar as Volume Slips
September 28, 2014 A $1.1 billion Texas Transportation Commission will lead the activity in the primary market and usher in the fourth quarter as...

Muni Managers Stick With Defensive Posture as Rates Stay Low
September 25, 2014 Municipal managers say they're continuing to shield their clients' municipal assets from higher rates even though the timing...


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