Investors flock to municipals to meet safety, income and after-tax return goals. But investors should consider how they gain exposure to the asset class.
Confucius wrote, “The green reed which bends in the wind is stronger than the mighty oak which breaks in a storm.” We believe that, similarly, municipal investors who choose flexible mandates will be well equipped for any type of weather.
The cruelest month? Muni investors would probably say November. But the sell-off that began when Donald Trump won the US election already appears to be running out of steam. Investors who sell now may soon regret it.