Sympathy for the Fed Chairman

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The Fed was also not shy about placing part of the blame for the sluggish economy at the feet of elected officials. The FOMC statement read:  “Fiscal policy is restraining economic growth.” Many market participants and pundits took this as a … [Read more...]

Are You Missing Out On Municipal Bond Market Value?

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A lot of people I have talked with recently are suggesting that if an investor is looking for more (after tax) yield these days that it might be a good idea to look at the bonds issued by state and local governments. States, cities, counties … [Read more...]

A Closer Look at Zero-Coupon Bonds

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It has been a long time since I searched the inventory of available zero-coupon bonds. But given the dearth of investment articles on zero-coupon bond opportunities, I thought I’d write a bit about what I discovered when recently searching for … [Read more...]