Dec 18 (Reuters) - U.S. municipal bonds ' stellar 9 percent performance so far this year may not continue in 2015 as interest rates are set to rise and dampen returns, analysts and fund managers said.
WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Yields on U.S. municipal bonds rose sharply in morning trading on Thursday, according to a preliminary read of Municipal Market Data's benchmark scale.
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Dec 12 (Reuters) - Issuance of U.S. municipal bonds and notes next week is expected to drop to about $4.7 billion, after a second week of robust issuance despite the delay of a $750 million Pennsylvania bond sale that had been scheduled for Tuesday.
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possible to minimize the tax hit. For higher-income investors saving for short- and intermediate-term goals, municipal bonds and bond funds can make a compelling alternative to taxable bonds; use the tax-equivalent yield function of Morningstar
safely buy individual Treasury bonds and high-quality corporates but should consider a fund if they're delving into municipal bonds and lower-quality corporate bonds. And even TIPS, which are high quality but have trading peculiarities, may
WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - The Chicago suburb of Harvey has agreed to settle civil charges stemming from allegations that it had fraudulently marketed its municipal bonds to investors, U.S....