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Bond%20market Municipal Bonds 101 What Makes Muni Bonds Attractive in 2019?
The municipal bond market has experienced its fair share of headwinds over the past few years, including credit issues in Illinois and Puerto Rico and rising interest rates. While the economy has been improving, many municipalities have been hesitant to issue new bonds given the rising interest rates. However, demand among investors has remained robust given the favorable yields.
In this article, we will take a look at three reasons why muni bonds remain attractive to investors in 2019 as well as some lingering concerns in the market.