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The Municipal Market: Oncoming Train? Or a Light at the End of the Tunnel?

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Fri, 1 Apr 2011

Amid broad-brush headlines about dire state and local finances and the possible effects on the municipal bond markets, we believe it is important to remember differentiations within the municipal market and among state and local governments. While we have long pointed to the significant longterm fi

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