Updated Tuesday, September 23, 2014 as of 8:19 AM ET
Wanted: Fresh High-Yield Paper, P.R., Detroit Need Not Apply
Sophisticated investors are grabbing for high-yield municipal debt whenever they can find it, creating demand for alternatives beyond the Puerto Rico, Detroit, and tobacco bonds that dominate the non-investment grade segment of the secondary market.
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