Any tax imposed on currently tax-exempt municipal bond
interest will affect all Americans, as investors in municipal bonds
and as taxpayers securing the payments of municipal bonds
I'm happy I have money in municipal bonds
," says Graham, a software company executive in Cerritos, California.
The municipal bond
yield ratio for short-term bonds is normally smaller than for long-term bonds; the yield on municipal bonds
with a one-year maturity averages only about 70% of the yield on comparable taxable bonds.
Here is a municipal bond
primer provided by the group.
If the recovery picks up steam, you may suffer a little principal erosion in your government and municipal bond
portfolio as short-term rates rise, but your high-yield bonds will benefit.
Common shares of Eaton Vance Insured Municipal Bond
Funds are traded on the American Stock Exchange.
Build America: A County Perspective on Changing the Tax-exempt Status of Municipal Bond
Interest estimates the cost for counties and for all municipal bond
issuers if a repeal were enacted, or if municipal bond
interest were capped at 28 percent.
For example, suppose you buy a $25,000 out-of-state municipal bond
paying you 4% interest, or $1,000 per year.
If that's the case, consider switching some of your fixed-income investments to municipal bond
funds, which pay tax-exempt income.
BOSTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Management, the Boston-based investment adviser, today announced the monthly distributions declared on the common shares of thirteen of its closed-end municipal bond
funds (the "Funds").
Most of my money is invested in municipal bond
BOSTON -- Eaton Vance Insured Municipal Bond
Fund (AMEX: EIM), Eaton Vance Insured Municipal Bond
Fund II (AMEX: EIV), Eaton Vance Insured California Municipal Bond
Fund (AMEX: EVM), Eaton Vance Insured California Municipal Bond
Fund II (AMEX: EIA), Eaton Vance Insured New Jersey Municipal Bond
Fund (AMEX: EMJ), Eaton Vance Insured New York Municipal Bond
Fund II (AMEX: NYH), and Eaton Vance Insured Pennsylvania Municipal Bond
Fund (AMEX: EIP), each a closed-end management investment company, today declared long-term capital gain distributions on their common shares.
Shrinking markets and dwindling profits have many municipal bond
brokers with their backs against the wall
BOSTON -- As of November 1, 2007, nine of the Eaton Vance state and national closed-end municipal bond
funds which primarily invest in municipal obligations insured as to principal and interest payments will revise a current investment policy that at least 80% of total assets will normally be invested in municipal obligations rated in the highest category at the time of investment (which is Aaa by Moody's or AAA by S&P or Fitch or, if unrated, determined to be of comparable quality by the adviser).
BOSTON, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annual Shareholder Meeting of Eaton Vance California Municipal Bond
Fund II (NYSE MKT: EIA), Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond
Fund (NYSE MKT: MAB), Eaton Vance Michigan Municipal Bond
Fund (NYSE MKT: MIW), Eaton Vance Municipal Bond
Fund II (NYSE MKT: EIV), Eaton Vance New Jersey Municipal Bond
Fund (NYSE MKT: EMJ), Eaton Vance New York Municipal Bond
Fund II (NYSE MKT: NYH), Eaton Vance Ohio Municipal Bond
Fund (NYSE MKT: EIO) and Eaton Vance Pennsylvania Municipal Bond
Fund (NYSE MKT: EIP)(the "Funds"), each a closed-end investment company, has been adjourned with respect to the election of Benjamin C.