DescriptionA hands-on visual guide to understanding and investing in an important and consistently safe investment vehicle
Bloomberg Visual Guide to Municipal Bonds offers step-by-step guidance to the nature and diversity of municipal securities credit structures. This valuable guide demonstrates the dependability of the overwhelming majority of municipal securities, and points out particular market sectors that may yield greater rewards, but also present greater risks.
This book also directs readers to good sources of up-to-date information as well as new market tools, byproducts of recent market enhancements, so as to assist you in making informed investment decisions.
- Filled with reliable and highly accessible information needed for making sound decisions when investing in municipal securities
- Author Robert Doty is a noted expert on municipal securities
- A valuable addition to the new Bloomberg Visual Series
Engaging and informative, this reliable resource is an easy-to-use "how to" guide to municipal securities that will help you create more effective investment strategies.
Chapter 1: Introduction 1
Chapter 2: Basic Information Resources 27
Chapter 3: General Obligation Securities 43
Chapter 4: General Fund and Other Municipal Securities 51
Chapter 5: Revenue Securities 71
Chapter 6: Greater Rewards and Greater Risks 79
Chapter 7: Considerations When Buying 91
Chapter 8: Municipal Securities Pricing and Trading 109
Chapter 9: Tax Exemption of Municipal Securities 121
Chapter 10: Understanding Expert Work Products 131
Chapter 11: Municipal Securities Regulation 139
Chapter 12: Investor Questions and Answers (Q&As) 147
Appendix A: Additional Resources for You 171
Appendix B: Bloomberg Functionality Cheat Sheet 179
About the Author 181