California, home of Hollywood and blockbuster storylines, is directing a comeback story of its own. Peter Hayes and Jack Erbeck of the BlackRock Municipals Team offer an analysis and highlight areas of investment opportunity.
The municipal bond market posted a return above 9% in 2014, as the stars aligned in spectacular fashion for the asset class. Peter Hayes, Head of the BlackRock Municipal Bonds Group, offers his outlook for 2015.
In today's low-yield environment, many muni investors get creative in their search for yield. Peter Hayes explains why it is so important to consider credit quality.
Given the strong returns munis have provided in the past year, Peter Hayes examines two questions to consider when thinking about future performance.
Peter Hayes offers his outlook for high-yield municipal bonds, considering implications both for new and current high-yield investors.
With quantitative easing expected to end in the near future, Peter Hayes explains his view on how changing market conditions will impact municipals.
Given municipals' strong returns so far in 2014, many investors are wondering where the asset class will go from here. Peter Hayes offers strategies that muni investors should consider today.
Municipals have rebounded after a sell-off slump last year to outpace the rest of the fixed income markets this year. Peter Hayes discusses the effects changing rates can have on municipals and offers three areas investors should focus on.
Despite the recent run-up in prices, Peter Hayes discusses why municipals are still attractive, especially relative to other taxable alternatives.
While quality is an important consideration, Peter Hayes reveals two more factors that investors should focus on when investing in municipals.