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Bond fallout from Detroit bankruptcy limited so far

Aug 12, 2013
Detroit's bankruptcy last month has sent ripples through the $3.7-trillion municipal bond market, but so far the fallout seems limited to communities in Michigan.

Jefferson County, Ala. starts to get out of the sewer

Jun 4, 2013
Somehow, Jamie Dimon and company are winning in the story of a mess of sewer bonds.

City bankruptcies trend troubles bond investors

Jul 26, 2012
If debt-ridden municipalities begin walking away from their financial obligations the way homeowners once did, such strategic defaults could wreak havoc for municipal bond holders.

Why Are Households Still Nervous About Municipal Bonds?

Mar 30, 2012
U.S. households hold half of all municipal bonds issued by cities and states in the U.S. But over the course of the past year, those investors have been backing away. Why?