Christine Albano

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Muni Funds Slowly Shed Puerto Rico Debt
July 2, 2015 About 53% of open end mutual funds have exposure to some type of Puerto Rico debt, down from almost 70% in 2014, according to...

Muni Experts Predict Strong Second Half as Fed Hike Nears
June 30, 2015 Muni experts expect outperformance by high credit-quality issues, a decline in refundings, troubled credits to dominate the...

PR Gov.'s Comment on Default Called 'Financial Suicide'
June 29, 2015 Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla may have worsened relations with traditional municipal investors when he...

Muni Demand May Heat Up in Summer Months
June 19, 2015 Analysts at BlackRock Inc. say municipal demand will rebound once a combination of budgetary and quarter-end pressures subside...

Schroders' Chorlton Glimpses Future with Flexible Duration Strategy
June 11, 2015 Fund manager Andy Chorlton evaluates market indicators to see where interest rates could go as he seeks to maximize after-tax...

Hartford Growth Includes Two New Muni Funds
June 8, 2015 Hartford Funds is launching two new municipal bond funds to expand its suite of products

Small and Nimble Is Key for Frost Muni Fund
June 5, 2015 Managing a small portfolio has advantages of generating significant income and returns for high net worth clients, according...

Bogle Says Ignore Volatility, Buy Quality Munis
May 28, 2015 Financial and investing guru John C. Bogle says municipal buyers should be buy-and-hold investors, not trading speculators.

Baird Expands Muni Management Team
May 26, 2015 Baird Advisors is expanding its municipal offerings and strategies with the addition of three new muni professionals.

In Tale of Two Credits, Florida Spreads Narrow, Chicago's Widen
May 22, 2015 The market for Florida debt is holding up in the face of a possible government shutdown, while the Chicago market is being...

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP attorneys take a look at the Securities and Exchange Commission settlements with 36 municipal securities underwriters pursuant to the Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation initiative.

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