SALT LAKE CITY, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Zions Direct, the online broker-dealer that allows its customers to purchase corporate bonds in its daily web-based auctions, announces its weekly auction results. Since 2006, Zions Direct has auctioned over $2 billion in more than 8,000 fixed-income auctions.
Municipal Bond Auction Comparison Data (auction data from auctions.zionsdirect.com)
Brookline, MA GO
New Haven, CT GO
Arlington Cnty, VA GO
Baltimore Cnty, MD Cop
Dover, NH GO
Peoria Muni Dev Auth, AZ Rev
Energy Northwest, WA Rev
New Jersey TurnPike Auth, NJ Rev
Chandler Unif Sch Dist #80, AZ GO
El Paso, TX GO
Boston Wtr & Srw Comm, MA Rev
Gilbert, AZ Rev
Mercer Cnty Impt Auth, NJ Rev
University of Houston, TX Rev
Mansfield Ind Sch Dist, TX GO
State of Florida Bd of Ed, FL GO
Lake Cnty Sch Brd, FL Cop
Bexar Cnty, TX GO
Bexar Cnty, TX GO
Leon Cnty Sch Brd, FL Cop
Brunswick Cnty, NC Cops
North Plainfield, NJ GO
Palm Beach Cnty, FL GO
State of South Carolina, GO
Miami-Dade Cnty, FL Rev
Maine Muni Bd Bk, ME Rev
Solon City Sch Dist, OH GO
Gainesville Redev Auth, GA Rev
Jordan SD, UT GO
Eagle Mountain City, UT Rev
Zions Direct, in conjunction with BondDesk Group LLC, regularly publishes a Market Snapshot for investors to help understand the current bond market, summarizing current weighted-average yields of investment-grade municipal and corporate bonds.
ZIONS DIRECT / BONDDESK® MARKET SNAPSHOT
Municipal Bonds' Average Yields Trade Data* (source: MSRB)
*Terms are defined as follows: < 9 months = anything up to .75 years to maturity; 1 year = anything greater than 0.75 years up to 1.5 years to maturity; 2 years = anything greater than 1.5 years up to 2.5 years to maturity; 3 years = anything greater than 2.5 years up to 4 years to maturity; 5 years = anything greater than 4 years up to 6 years to maturity; 7 years = anything greater than 6 years up to 8.5 years to maturity; 10 years = anything greater than 8.5 years up to 11.5 years to maturity.
THE INFORMATION IN THE MARKET SNAPSHOT IS NOT INTENDED TO SERVE AS THE BASIS FOR INVESTMENT DECISIONS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT AN INDICATION OF FUTURE RESULTS.
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Market Snapshot Information Disclaimer
MSRB bond trade data displayed as weighted average yield. Municipal bond information from MSRB as of March 15, 2013. The Trade Data was developed by BondDesk Group based on information from MSRB's Real-Time Transaction Reporting System, and excludes transactions in taxable bonds. Auction information from auctions.zionsdirect.com as of March 15, 2013. The aggregate rating for each bond is based on average ratings from Moody's and S&P (when available).
Although information in this Market Snapshot is believed to be reliable, Zions Direct and BondDesk make no express or implied warranties of any kind regarding this information, including as to its accuracy or completeness. Auction data excludes bonds in undersubscribed auctions. Any specific weekly results may be heavily influenced by large, atypical volatility, trade volume, or other unusual investing events.
Municipal bonds are exempt from federal tax and may or may not be tax-exempt in individual states. The inclusion of municipal bonds selected by tax-exempt status is generated from pertinent federal tax attributes as populated from Muller, IDC, and/or BD ATS data sources.
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