BondView Masters the Evaluated Pricing Business for Municipal Bonds and Achieves Near-Perfect Accuracy Over 8-Year History
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 pricing data from January 2008 to January 2015. A free trial of BondView is available now to financial professionals and individual investors.
“We believe in arming financial professionals and individual investors with the same tools afforded to big investment firms. It is important that our methodology for estimating municipal bond prices is based on industry best practices and stands up exceptionally well in statistical testing,” explains BondView CEO Robert Kane. “We are leveling the playing field and filling an obvious need by focusing on financial professionals and retail investors,” said Kane.
Since its public launch in 2009, BondView has helped improve transparency while providing evaluated fair market pricing on millions of municipal bonds on a daily basis.
BondView is leveling the playing field for all investors by offering bulk data packages to those that need it. This includes financial and tax professionals, registered investment advisors and fund managers. Accountants engaged in estate planning routinely use BondView for “date of death” historical pricing data. Tax professionals require current and historical data for tax filing purposes.
BondView’s well-established reputation for accuracy and reliability has earned it the respect of entities in the public and private sector. Thousands of large financial institutions access BondView’s data monthly.
Additionally, all BondView subscribers benefit from BondView’s new unique service, Intelligent Bond Monitoring. This provides an early warning system to alert investors of important market changes. These include large price and yield swings, spikes in volume, liquidity and credit rating changes, and defaults. With Intelligent Bond Monitoring, financial advisors can be more proactive by being better informed. This will mean faster and better service for their clients.
Retail investors are now eligible to sign up for a 14-day free trial. BondView is available as a monthly subscription, with plans tailored to the needs of accounting and finance professionals. Each plan includes a baseline number of current and historical prices, along with a portfolio analysis and early warning monitoring.
We offer leading edge bond analysis and monitoring tools that are accurate, flexible and cost effective.