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Subject:  Re: OT: a bit - where to put liquid savings. Date:  3/9/2005  5:46 PM
Author:  damcrae Number:  45032 of 78166

While I also use ING and 90-180 day laddered CDs for significant $$$, I also have significant funds in a closed end muni bond fund, Van Kampen Muni Trust - VKQ. Like most CEFs, VKQ is leveraged with $300 mil in preferred shares. Total VKQ assets are $903 mil. VKQ assets consists of 72% AAA RATED muni holdings plus 11% AA. BBB an