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Subject:  Re: PR bonds in single state muni bond funds Date:  2/5/2014  3:13 PM
Author:  Wradical Number:  35200 of 36389

Anyways, don't let the name of a muni bond fund fool you. You might find yourself owning a lot of Puerto Rico debt instead of debt from your city/county/state.
That's right - and I'd venture to say that most, if not all, of the single-state muni funds hold a lot of Puerto Rican bonds - the reason being that the fund's holidngs are TAX-EXEMPT for your state - not always FROM your state.

A lot of state-themed bond funds will also hold Virgin Islands, Guam, or D.C. bonds, for the same reason.

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