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municipal bond

n.
An often tax-exempt bond issued by a city, county, state, or other government for the financing of public projects.

munic′ipal bond′


n.
a bond issued by a state or local authority to finance projects.
[1855–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.municipal bond - a bond issued by a state or local governmentmunicipal bond - a bond issued by a state or local government
utility bond, utility revenue bond - a bond issued to finance the construction of public utility services
bond certificate, bond - a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
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Municipal bonds enable state and locals to build essential infrastructure projects such as schools, hospitals, and roads.
26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Municipal Bonds for America, a new coalition of municipal market professionals representing issuers, dealers, and state and local elected leaders unveiled the organization's new website today.
A simple example of a tax-aware investment strategy is the determination of whether, on an after-tax basis, municipal bonds provide greater value than taxable bonds.
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Generally, the higher your tax bracket, the more appropriate an investment in tax-exempt municipal bonds will be," says Cheryl Holland, a financial planner at Abacus Planning Group in Columbia, South Carolina.
And on Monday, MBIA, the nation's largest insurer of municipal bonds, closed at a 52-week high of $79.
These lower credit risk characteristics of municipal bonds vary by sector.

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