Insurance & COVID-Related Impacts Still Yet to Come in the Muni Bond Market

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  • 13 mins 40 secs
Right now, many states, cities, and counties are flush with cash, thanks to Federal aid. Suzanne Finnegan, Chief Credit Officer at Build America Mutual, and JR Rieger of the The Rieger Report discuss how that could impact their long-term credit strength and other sectors that could still see COVID-related impacts in the future.
Channel: Municipal Bonds
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