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Quarter-End Insights

Our Outlook for the Municipal Markets

Relevant questions (and answers) for investors as they continue their research into bankruptcy and pension issues.

  • Even though headlines throughout the country remain occupied with concerns of municipal bankruptcy, overall the fundamental credit quality of the municipal market remains sound, and bankruptcy filing remains rare.
  • We are closely watching several cases that will have an impact on how municipal bankruptcy and pension protections evolve.
  • The questions regarding overall credit quality in the municipal market and the future funding of long-term liabilities are complex, with the answers coming on a case-by-case basis.