Christopher Philips, CFA, head of Vanguard Institutional Advisory Services, discusses the importance of asset allocation during uncertain times as the coronavirus hits investors’ portfolios. He talks about looking at the fundamentals while distancing from the day-to-day value fluctuations. John Hallacy hosts this podcast, which was recorded March 20.
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Financial advisors in the municipal bond market accumulated $74.48 billion, up from the $65.03 billion in the first three months of 2019. The top four places remained the same but the rest of the top 10 all saw big changes.
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Despite a muted month of March due to the COVID-19 pandemic which included two weeks of no negotiated deals, muni bond issuers still sold more long-term debt than they did during the first three months of 2019. Issuers accounted for a total of $84.87 billion of bonds throughout 2,119 transactions, compared to $75.84 billion in 1,809 deals in first quarter of 2019. The top 10 features five newcomers from a year ago, including the top spot.
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