Muni Holders Fall to Two-Year Low

Albano, Christine
March 2012
Bond Buyer;3/14/2012, Vol. 379 Issue 33679, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the data released by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board which reveals a sharp decline in the ownership of municipal bonds by households in the fourth quarter of 2011. It is believed by municipal experts that the decline is due to the concern of some investors on municipal bankruptcies or defaults. It is reported by the Federal Reserve Board that households still has 3.743 trillion dollars in municipal assets in 2011.


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