In the 1Q 2020 issue of our quarterly publication, we:Discuss how IG muni credits are expected to weather the current market dislocation.Present views on the support of the CARES Act.Offer views on the spate of expected downgrades in the U.S. financials sector. In the first quarter of 2020, the municipal market experienced a decade of turbulence.
Overlook municipal bonds at the peril of your portfolio.
March 17, 2020 —Financial markets have experienced extreme turmoil, with the damage not limited to the equity or taxable bond market. Typically viewed as a safe haven during times of stock market duress, munis have also experienced extreme levels of volatility that surpass 2008 crisis levels and are approaching October 1987 values.