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Muni bonds shine in a gloomy pandemic economy

Nov 13, 2020
They're tax-free, high-interest and in demand, potentially reflecting confidence in the economy.
Municipal bonds, which offer tax breaks, fund public infrastructure like roads, school buildings and more.
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U.S. investors could take a hit on Puerto Rican bonds

Jul 1, 2015
Is the island territory, with $72 billion debt, our Greece?

"Mini" muni bonds — double your money, help your city

Aug 4, 2014
Denver hopes to attract a whole different class of bond buyers.

Buying bonds instead of Final Four tickets

Apr 4, 2014
Bond buyers hoped their purchase might lead to good seats at this weekend's games.

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.

After Detroit: Which muni bonds are riskiest?

Jul 30, 2013
After the city's bankruptcy, Detroit's bondholders are nervous about getting repaid. And Detroit's not the only place that's happening.