Author: Jim Walker

How to Create a Muni Bond Portfolio in 2 minutes within BondView

Bondview’s Muni Bond Portfolio tool allows you to create and manage one or multiple bond portfolios.

Easy and Cost-Effective Access to All Our Muni Data

Do you sometimes need access to comprehensive muni data on a small number of municipal bonds? Most muni data services will require you to subscribe to expensive services and ask…

Continuing Disclosures: What are they?

The municipal bond market is one of the largest globally, with roughly $3.9 trillion in bonds and approximately $11 billion in par traded per day. Many investors use municipal bonds…

Unlock The Hidden Value For Muni Bonds Maturing Within the Year

Muni bonds that mature in less than a year are in high demand by the money market industry. What this means is that investors may be able to sell their…

How to Buy Municipal Bonds

If you’re considering buying a municipal bond, there are different ways to approach this process depending on your experience and preference. The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, has a resource…

Muni Bond Insurance is Making a Comeback and it May be Worth the Price

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a significant strain on municipal bonds. While general obligation bonds continue to be safe, revenue bonds backed by universities, senior housing, and convention centers are…

How do you check the accuracy of your reference data?

Timely, reliable, and accurate municipal bond reference data is mission-critical for many essential functions in the municipal bond fixed income investment life cycle. This includes trade execution, risk management, pre-trade…

Struggling to Find Historical Muni Bond Prices for your Tax Return?

You are not alone! Whereas the average investor can easily find historical stock prices, investors often become frustrated when searching for historical muni bond prices due to market illiquidity and…

Will the FinTech Revolution Wake Up the Sleepy Muni Market?

Financial technology (FinTech) refers to the use of new software and applications to improve and automate the financial services sector. This ranges from the technology deployed in back and middle…

Introducing Bondview Reference Data Service (RDS): Rieger Report Interview

Last week, I was interviewed by bond industry veteran JR Rieger of the Rieger Report to discuss the latest service provided by Bondview, the Municipal Bond Reference Data Service.