The coronavirus and other 2020 issues have influenced investor sentiment towards the bond market, including municipal bonds. Understanding what sectors of the muni market may be affected by these issues is important when reviewing individual muni bond holdings and your overall investment portfolio. Not putting all your eggs in one basket is true now more than ever.

Understanding what sectors of the muni market may be affected by these issues is important when reviewing individual muni bond holdings and your overall investment portfolio. Not putting all your eggs in one basket is true now more than ever.

Individuals, companies, and governments are all feeling the effects of the coronavirus and low energy prices. Since March, many investors have rushed into cash and cash-like investments and have sold mostly anything with risk. The result has been that the prices of many investment opportunities have fallen and stayed volatile over the past two months.

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Jody Lurie

Sr. Fixed Income Portfolio Consultant

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