Examining the Risks of Municipal Bonds

Fixed Income Advisor Mark Pitcher takes an in-depth look at municipal bonds and the factors that can affect credit quality. His takeaway? Stick to only the highest grade of muni bond, because there’s likely a better way to take risk than with your fixed income portfolio.


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Mark Pitcher

Mark Pitcher is passionate about finding meaningful ways to positively impact the lives of his clients, especially amid the ever more automated world of bond trading. For him, it’s the personal touch that matters. And he finds it immensely satisfying to help clients’ create a long-term financial plan for their savings, and then identify the right bonds to execute it efficiently. As a Fixed Income Advisor, Mark works with both the firm’s wealth advisors and its clients to develop and implement comprehensive fixed income strategies. His duties include analyzing the fixed income portion of client portfolios and recommending customized bond purchases before performing those trades.

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