Municipal bonds today: Don’t time the market

We’ve seen a remarkable u-turn in interest rate expectations over the past 12 months. In November 2018, the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note was as high as 3.24% and by Labor Day 2019 it had dropped all the way to 1.47%. Investment grade municipal bond yields tracked a similar decline, peaking at 3.08% last November and declining to 1.65% over nearly the same period...

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