Sage Advice Special Report — Tobacco Obligation Bonds

June 1, 2006 — Over the past 24 months, municipal bonds have had a stellar run relative to other asset classes on an after-tax and risk adjusted basis. In addition to the municipal market’s overall return, the tobacco obligation bond sector has experienced double digit returns, while other sectors have realized comparatively lower returns. This extraordinary performance, driven primarily by event risk, had a significant impact on the Lehman Municipal Long Bond Maturity Index’s return. In this short report, we examine the recent historical effects of tobacco obligation bonds on the Lehman Broad Municipal Index

  • DATE: June 1, 2006
  • TYPE: PDF

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