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U.S. Muni Market: Political & Governance Risk (Part 2)


Senior Market Analyst at Interactive Brokers

IBKR senior market analyst Steven Levine discusses political and governance risk issues with Ed Grebeck, global debt strategist and CEO of Tempus Advisors.

In this second part of a three part series, Grebeck offers a more in-depth view into sanctuary cities, and how ratings agencies generally fail to capture their underlying risks/economic uncertainties for municipal bond investors.

See the first part of this series here.

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Produced on February 12, 2020

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