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BondView Launches the First Fintech Platform that Analyzes Municipal Bond Funds and Their Underlying Holdings in One Step.

Posted on February 3, 2016

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2016 / Now it’s easy to drill down into the details of every municipal bond fund and access previously unavailable data. BondView, a leading provider of municipal bond information and analytics, today launched the first fintech platform that analyzes municipal bond funds and their underlying bond holdings within one application. BondView’s Continue Reading »

Seeking Alpha: Why Municipal Junk Bonds Are A Favorite Among Top Mutual Fund Managers

Posted on January 13, 2016

By Robert Kane, CEO Bondview Dec. 16, 2015 12:03 PM ET|11 comments | Includes: CMU, CXE, HYD, HYMB, MAV, MHF, MHI, NMZ, SHYD, VBMFX Disclosure: I/we have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. (More…) Summary Municipal fund data show the so-called smart money Continue Reading »

Why Top Mutual Fund Managers Love Municipal Junk Bonds

Posted on January 13, 2016

January 13, 2016, by Robert Kane of BondView The municipal bond market is a morass of nearly two million bond issues worth about $3.7 trillion in total. Investors have about 80,000 different issues to chose from. Data for municipal bond funds show the so-called smart money investors have big bets on junk-rated bonds despite the Continue Reading »

BondView Masters the Evaluated Pricing Business for Municipal Bonds and Achieves Near-Perfect Accuracy Over 8-Year History

Posted on January 13, 2016

ROSLYN HEIGHTS, N.Y., Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — BondView’s municipal bond price estimates were proven to have an accuracy rate of 99.45% compared to 10,000 bond prices used within an industry standard municipal bond ETF benchmark. BondView’s pricing accuracy is consistent with institutional competitors like Bloomberg, Interactive Data and Thomson Reuters. BondView’s study back tested Continue Reading »

Bondview Using New Web Anti Scraping From Scrape Defender

Posted on December 14, 2013

The financial data industry is a continual target for web scrapers who take content without paying for it. The team of web anti scraping experts at ScrapeDefender helped Bondview protect its web content and we wanted to tell you about it. Software developers rely on screen scraping to access free content that is published on Continue Reading »

Puerto Rico Bonds Complete Junk Or Not?

Posted on October 11, 2013

Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass added to the headline risk surrounding Puerto Rico when he appeared on CNBC this morning to give his opinion on the embattled Puerto Rico bond market. Bass sees Puerto Rico has huge pension liabilities, is mired in a population decline and pays no federal income tax. Yet they remain a Continue Reading »

See Detroit’s Official Bankruptcy Filing

Posted on July 18, 2013

Detroit filed for federal bankruptcy protection after years of decline. Here is the actual official Detroit Bankruptcy  filing. Here is a real time list of Detroit’s defaulted bonds and where they are trading. The filing by the automobile capital and onetime music powerhouse – which has liabilities of more than $18 billion – is the country’s largest-ever municipal Continue Reading »

Is This A Good Time To Buy Muni Bonds?

Posted on June 27, 2013

High-grade, tax-free municipal bonds have been trading above 5 percent, a historical buying indicator according to bond advisors. Taxable-equivalent yields on instruments like that are between 8.5 percent and 9 percent depending on your state residency and tax bracket. Think about it: if you are a US dollar-based American citizen in a higher tax bracket, Continue Reading »

Alien (Pensions) Verse Predators (Muni Bondholders)

Posted on April 2, 2013

The Stockton, CA. example could encourage cities to view bankruptcy as something other than a last resort. Bond-holders, taxpayers and government officials throughout the country are perplexed and angered will by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein’s ruling to pursue a plan that stiffs its bond-holders. Here is a real time list of California’s largest defaulted Continue Reading »

Distressed Munis, Buy, Sell or Hold?

Posted on March 26, 2013

Detroit and Puerto Rico which have been on the market’s radar screen for quite some time. In early March 2013, Detroit announced a yet-to-be-named state-appointed emergency manager for the City of Detroit. Few in the muni market are unaware of the challenges facing the city, but it is worth mentioning that municipal market participants may Continue Reading »

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